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An eccentric person, especially one with bizarre ideas.
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  1. An eccentric person, especially one with bizarre ideas.
  2. A mentally unbalanced or eccentric person; often, specif., a person who holds or is a proponent of a highly unorthodox or eccentric belief
One who is or appears to be mentally deranged:
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  1. One who is or appears to be mentally deranged:
  2. An insane or eccentric person; a crackpot.
(Physics) A disk or wheel having its axis of revolution displaced from its center so that it is capable of imparting reciprocating motion.
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  1. (Physics) A disk or wheel having its axis of revolution displaced from its center so that it is capable of imparting reciprocating motion.
  2. An odd or unconventional person
  3. A disk set off center on a shaft and revolving inside a strap that is attached to one end of a rod, thereby converting the circular motion of the shaft into back-and-forth motion of the rod
An insane person
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(Rare) A fanciful or unusual turn of speech or thought; conceit
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  1. (Rare) A fanciful or unusual turn of speech or thought; conceit
  2. A handle or arm bent at right angles and connected to a shaft of a machine, used to transmit motion or to change rotary motion into reciprocating motion, or vice versa
  3. (Informal) A person who has odd, stubborn notions about something; eccentric
One who is crazy or deranged.
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  1. One who is crazy or deranged.
  2. Any of an order (Gaviiformes) of fish-eating diving birds, with a sharp bill and webbed feet, found mainly in subarctic regions: noted for its weird cry
  3. A crazy person
A foolish or crazy person.
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  1. A foolish or crazy person.
(Slang) A crazy or foolish person
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  1. (Slang) A crazy or foolish person
  2. Any of a family (Cuculidae, order Cuculiformes) of birds with a long, slender body, grayish-brown on top and white below: many, including the European species (Cuculus canorus), lay eggs in the nests of other birds, but the American species hatch and rear their own young
  3. The call of a cuckoo, which sounds somewhat like its name
(Slang) A crazy, stupid, or eccentric person
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  1. (Slang) A crazy, stupid, or eccentric person
(Slang) An empty-headed or silly person.
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  1. (Slang) An empty-headed or silly person.
  2. (Informal, former) A stone, stick, or other object suitable for throwing
  3. (Slang) An unspecified gadget or other small article, especially one whose name is unknown or forgotten.
A person regarded as strange, eccentric, or crazy.
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  1. A person regarded as strange, eccentric, or crazy.
Any of various other usually edible seeds enclosed in a hard covering such as a seed coat or the stone of a drupe, as in a pine nut, peanut, almond, or walnut.
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  1. Any of various other usually edible seeds enclosed in a hard covering such as a seed coat or the stone of a drupe, as in a pine nut, peanut, almond, or walnut.
  2. A small block of metal or wood with a central, threaded hole that is designed to fit around and secure a bolt or screw.
  3. A dry, indehiscent simple fruit consisting of one seed surrounded by a hard and thick pericarp (fruit wall). The seed does not adhere to the pericarp but is connected to it by the funiculus. A nut is similar to an achene but larger. Acorns, beechnuts, chestnuts, and hazelnuts are true nuts. Informally, other edible seeds or dry fruits enclosed in a hard or leathery shell are also called nuts, though they are not true nuts. For instance, an almond kernel is actually the seed of a drupe. Its familiar whitish shell is an endocarp found within the greenish fruit of the almond tree. Peanuts are actually individual seeds from a seed pod called a legume.
A strange person, event, or thing.
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  1. A strange person, event, or thing.
  2. (Informal) Someone or something weird.
A strange or eccentric person.
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  1. A strange or eccentric person.
Marked by extreme contrasts and incongruities of color, design, or style
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  1. Marked by extreme contrasts and incongruities of color, design, or style
  2. Very odd in manner, appearance, etc.; grotesque
  3. Very strange or unusual, especially in a striking or shocking way.
  1. Grouchy, irritable; easily upset.
  2. Odd; eccentric
  3. Not in perfect mental working order; eccentric, peculiar.
(Rare) Highly detailed, as in workmanship; elaborate
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  1. (Rare) Highly detailed, as in workmanship; elaborate
  2. Eager to learn more:
  3. Arousing interest because of novelty or strangeness:
Deviating from a circular form or path, as in an elliptical orbit.
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  1. Deviating from a circular form or path, as in an elliptical orbit.
  2. Not exactly circular in shape or motion
  3. Not having the same center, as two circles one inside the other
Deviating from the customary course in conduct or opinion; eccentric:
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  1. Deviating from the customary course in conduct or opinion; eccentric:
  2. (Geol.) Designating a boulder or rock formation transported some distance from its original source, as by a glacier
  3. Having no fixed or regular course; wandering:
Markedly unusual or abnormal; strange:
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  1. Markedly unusual or abnormal; strange:
  2. Having the nature of a freak; odd; peculiar
  3. Strange, unusual, abnormal or bizarre
Being in excess of the indicated or approximate number, extent, or degree. Often used in combination:
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  1. Being in excess of the indicated or approximate number, extent, or degree. Often used in combination:
  2. Remaining after others have been paired or grouped.
  3. Not usual or ordinary; singular; peculiar; strange
Conspicuously unconventional; bizarre.
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  1. Conspicuously unconventional; bizarre.
  2. Located far from civilized areas; remote:
  3. Very odd, strange, or peculiar; fantastic; bizarre
Particular; unique; special
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  1. Particular; unique; special
  2. Belonging distinctively or primarily to one person, group, or kind; special or unique:
  3. Out of the ordinary; queer; odd; strange
(Archaic) Cleverly made or done.
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  1. (Archaic) Cleverly made or done.
  2. (Archaic) Unfamiliar or unusual in character; strange:
  3. Singular; unusual; curious
Deviating from what is expected or normal; strange:
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  1. Deviating from what is expected or normal; strange:
  2. Of a questionable nature or character; suspicious:
  3. Differing from what is usual or ordinary; odd; singular; strange
Given to quirks or idiosyncrasies; strange in a somewhat silly, awkward manner, potentially cute.
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  1. Given to quirks or idiosyncrasies; strange in a somewhat silly, awkward manner, potentially cute.
(Archaic) Existing apart from others; separate; individual
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  1. (Archaic) Existing apart from others; separate; individual
  2. Strange or unusual:
  3. Peculiar; strange; odd
Not previously known; unfamiliar:
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  1. Not previously known; unfamiliar:
  2. Quite unusual or uncommon; extraordinary
  3. Queer; peculiar; odd
Contrary to, or at variance with, nature; abnormal; strange
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  1. Contrary to, or at variance with, nature; abnormal; strange
  2. Characterized by a lack of the emotions, attitudes, or behavior regarded as natural, normal, or right
  3. Not in accordance with what usually occurs in nature:
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  1. More than usual.
  2. Unlike what is expected; differing in some way from the norm.
  3. Not usual or common; rare; exceptional
Of or about ghosts, evil spirits, or other supernatural things; unearthly, mysterious, eerie, etc.
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  1. Of or about ghosts, evil spirits, or other supernatural things; unearthly, mysterious, eerie, etc.
  2. Strikingly odd, strange, etc.; fantastic; bizarre
  3. Strikingly odd or unusual, especially in an unsettling way; strange:
(Surfing) Resembling a kook in behavior
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  1. (Surfing) Resembling a kook in behavior
  2. (Describing a person) crazy or insane
  3. Characteristic of a kook; strange or crazy.
Presenting danger or difficulty.
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  1. Presenting danger or difficulty.
  2. Bad, poor, etc.
  3. Odd; strange; queer
Of or like rum
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  1. Of or like rum
  2. Odd, strange, or dangerous; rum.
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