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Noun: crackpot  'krak,pót
Usage: informal
  1. A whimsically eccentric person
    - crank, nut [informal], nutcase [informal], fruitcake [informal], screwball [informal]
Adjective: crackpot  'krak,pót
Usage: informal
  1. Foolish; totally unsound
    - crazy, half-baked [informal], screwball [informal], softheaded, nutty [informal], wiggy [US, informal]

Derived forms: crackpots

See also: impractical

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

Encyclopedia: Crackpot, Yorkshire