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Adjective: screwball  'skroo,bol
  1. Foolish; totally unsound
    "a screwball proposal without a prayer of working";
    - crazy, half-baked, softheaded, crackpot, nutty, wiggy [US]
Noun: screwball  'skroo,bol
  1. A whimsically eccentric person
    - crackpot, crank, nut, nut case, fruitcake
  2. A pitch with reverse spin that curves toward the side of the plate from which it was thrown

Derived forms: screwballs

See also: impractical

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

Encyclopedia: Screwball