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crazy (adj.)

1570年代, “有病的, 病怏怏的” (此义现已过时); 1580年代, “破碎的, 受损的, 充满裂痕或缺陷的”, 出自 craze + -y (2). 意为“精神错乱, 痴呆, 心智不健全或行为如此”, 出自1610年代. 爵士乐俚语意义“酷, 刺激” 是由1927年证明的. 相关内容: Crazily; craziness.

drive (someone) crazy 是由1873年证明的. 做某事 like crazy “以狂热的活力或频率” 是到1905年. 词组 crazy like a fox 有起源于1935年. Crazy Horse, Teton Lakhota(Siouan) 战争领袖的名字(卒于1877年), 译为 thašuka witko, 字面意思是“他的马疯了”. Crazy-quilt (1886年) 保留了 craze (v.) 原有的“断成碎片” 的意义. Crazy bone 作为替代 funny bone, 到1853年就有了记载.

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Definitions of crazy from WordNet
1
crazy (adj.)
affected with madness or insanity;
Synonyms: brainsick / demented / disturbed / mad / sick / unbalanced / unhinged
crazy (adj.)
foolish; totally unsound;
a crazy scheme
Synonyms: half-baked / screwball / softheaded
crazy (adj.)
possessed by inordinate excitement;
was crazy to try his new bicycle
the crowd went crazy
crazy (adj.)
bizarre or fantastic;
had a crazy dream
wore a crazy hat
crazy (adj.)
intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with;
crazy about cars and racing
Synonyms: wild / dotty / gaga
2
crazy (n.)
someone deranged and possibly dangerous;
Synonyms: loony / looney / nutcase / weirdo
From wordnet.princeton.edu