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

See also: crazy [N. Amer, informal], headcase [informal], 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]