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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