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1[predicative] Insane:‘if Luke wasn't here I'd go crackers’
mentally ill, severely mentally disordered, of unsound mind, certifiable, psychotic, schizophrenicView synonyms
- ‘Seriously impressed judges go crackers for Scottish cheddar.’
- ‘He had great promise as a young writer in Britain before he went crackers over the paranormal.’
- ‘Don't go crackers this Christmas.’
- 1.1 Extremely angry:‘when he saw the mess he went crackers’
mad, crazyView synonyms
- ‘And who really went crackers last week when Howard winked at Beulah in the elevator?’
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