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Noun: basket case
  1. A person who is regarded as eccentric or mad
    - nutter [Brit], wacko, whacko, wackjob [N. Amer], whackjob [N. Amer], nutjob, mentalist [Brit], nutcake [US], nutbar [N. Amer]

Derived forms: basket cases

Type of: dag [Austral, NZ], eccentric, eccentric person, flake [N. Amer], geek, oddball

Encyclopedia: Basket case