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A mad or crazy person.
- ‘The fruitloops in Byron Bay have gone off the deep end again, refusing to allow landowners to build seawalls to protect their properties from erosion.’
- ‘What was the fruit loop thinking of when did that?’
- ‘They also think that internet people are fruit loops, axe murderers and 13 year old boys out to get their kicks.’
- ‘The man must be a fruit loop.’
- ‘Plenty of people who disagree with us do so without coming across as total fruitloops, and as such we respect their differing opinion.’
- ‘I really hope they catch this person soon and it does turn out to be some fruitloop.’
- ‘You know what is really bizarre is the behaviour of these puritanical fruitloops.’
- ‘You people are stupid fruit loops.’
- ‘If the characters were 12 different shades of fruitloop, I may be amused.’
- ‘If you're a stripper and you're honest about it, you're gonna get the fruitloops, the sexual propositions -’
- ‘She calls me her "little fruit loop" and tells me that it's okay if I'm just tad bit gay, she loves me anyway.’
- ‘The people were strangre and the psychologist here is a fruit loop.’
- ‘It was a good protest, even if the loopy-left were doing their best to make the whole-left look like a bunch of fruit loops.’
- ‘Yes, I too live in fear that one day these fruit loops will realize their power and rise up!’
- ‘Was I a magnet for all the fruit loops in the universe?’
- ‘And you all thought I was some kind of fruit loop!’
- ‘I read your comment and I have a suggestion so you don't "look like a fruitloop" while encouraging support for that issue on your campus.’
- ‘What fruitloop thought it a good idea to let a knuckledragger like him into the country?’
- ‘Well at that time, were either you or your parents aware that Percy was regarded by some as a bit of a ' fruit loop '?’
- ‘Which is a shame, because the Independent seem intent on reminding him what a fruitloop his dad is at every opportunity.’
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