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Crazy; deranged.‘this loony tunes conspiracy theory’‘the whole deal was loony tunes’
- ‘From its manic looney tunes introduction to Amélie's unhappy childhood, to the dreaming couple's motorbike ride, Amélie is ripe with bawdy humor, trippy invention, and sweet promise.’
- ‘I just think they're looney tunes and out of control down south, so don't bother.’
- ‘If you think you live in a democracy, or that the government gives a damn what you think, you really are looney tunes.’
- ‘He is looney tunes but harmless, and his contribution to the game is colossal.’
- ‘He is loony tunes but he put a lot of thought into the design, shape and point of his dress.’
- ‘I don't know about you all, but it sounds a little bit looney tunes to me.’
- ‘I know he's 72, but he is loony tunes!’
plural nounNorth American
Crazy or deranged people.
- ‘The first question is why parents should be happy to entrust their children to the bunch of looney tunes who run our schools.’
- ‘Everyone said, "You guys are a bunch of looney tunes." Now, they're saying, "You're a bunch of geniuses ."’
- ‘But looking at the rest of his features, you would never know that he is a looney tunes.’
1980s: from Looney Tunes, the name of an animated cartoon series that began in the 1930s, featuring Bugs Bunny and other characters.
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