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1To a great degree; very intensely.‘we are just working like crazy’
energetically, enthusiastically, madly, with a will, for all one is worth, passionately, intensely, ardently, ferventlyView synonyms
- ‘They paid a lot of money to get this script, and we worked on it like crazy, it's a beautiful script.’
- ‘The latter are better, but it means that you miss them like crazy.’
- ‘Colours can be safe, soft and muted, bold and bright or even clash like crazy as long as your wardrobe is new and tailored to your best look and shape.’
- ‘By this time, alarm bells are buzzing like crazy, and I start to resign myself to the thought that I'm not getting it back.’
- ‘The guy is bleeding like crazy, but I can't stop until I am sure he's incapacitated.’
- ‘The kids ran around like crazy, fortified only by burnt Bagel Bites and gallons of soda.’
- ‘For some reason, that set them both off once more and they started laughing like crazy.’
- ‘I looked at it instead of studying like crazy for my modern poetry exam.’
- ‘The forwards spent most of the match running pell-mell into each other and then cheating like crazy at the breakdown.’
- ‘It's not too funny now but I remember than we had laughed like crazy.’
- 1.1In a very fast or unrestrained way.‘another driver, who was driving like crazy, ran him off the road’
- ‘He was very hyperactive, going all over the place, running like crazy.’
- ‘See I have a problem, on stage, alone, singing… my voice shakes like crazy.’
- ‘By this time, advertisers should be buying like crazy.’
- ‘May God rain down his blessings in your life like crazy!’
- ‘I had to run around like crazy to find a free pay phone.’
- ‘I stood behind the front door fidgeting like crazy.’
- ‘Everyone started to cheer like crazy, including me!’
- ‘In either case, his girl is standing there in front of him, moving around like crazy, just being smolderingly sexy.’
- ‘My bike leaks oil, vibrates like crazy, no handling.’
- ‘Her jaw went slack for a moment, then she started smiling like crazy.’
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