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Noun: wacko (wackos,wackoes)  wa-kow
Usage: informal
  1. A person who is regarded as eccentric or mad
    - nutter [Brit, informal], whacko [informal], nutbar [N. Amer, informal], wackjob [N. Amer, informal], wackadoodle [N. Amer, informal], nutcake [US, informal], fruitcake [informal], whackjob [N. Amer, informal], basket case [informal], nutjob [informal], mentalist [Brit, informal]
Adjective: wacko  wa-kow
Usage: slang
  1. Informal or slang term meaning insane, strange, eccentric or stupid
    - balmy [archaic, slang], barmy [slang], bats [slang], batty [slang], bonkers [slang], buggy [N. Amer, slang], cracked [slang], crackers [slang], daft [Brit, slang], dotty [slang], fruity [slang], haywire [slang], kooky [slang], kookie [slang], loco [slang], loony [slang], loopy [slang], nuts [slang], nutty [slang], round the bend [slang], around the bend [slang], wacky [slang], whacky [slang], daffy [slang], doolally [Brit, slang], dippy [slang], potty [Brit, slang], dumbass [N. Amer, slang], nutsy [N. Amer, slang], daft as a brush [Brit, slang], round the twist [Brit, slang], barking mad [Brit, slang], barking [Brit, slang], cuckoo [slang], mental [slang], bughouse [N. Amer, slang]

Derived forms: wackoes, wackos

See also: crazy [N. Amer, informal], headcase [informal], insane, looney [informal], loony [informal], lunatic, madman, maniac, nutcase [informal]

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

Encyclopedia: Wacko