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adjectivescrewier, screwiestNorth American
Rather odd or eccentric.‘my uncles were screwy old guys who had abandoned everyday life’‘something screwy's going on here’
odd, strange, peculiar, weird, queer, funny, bizarre, eccentric, unusual, abnormal, idiosyncratic, unconventional, outlandish, offbeat, freakish, quirky, quaint, zany, off-centreView synonyms
- ‘You know how people always tell stories about some of the screwiest traditions ever?’
- ‘Anyway I like the look of your new site, but it seems your navigation hyperlinks are still a bit screwy.’
- ‘As always my best efforts should not be trusted since I'm a bit screwy, so if you find any errors on my end please let me know.’
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