Definition of loopy in English:



  • 1informal Crazy or silly.

    ‘the author comes across as a bit loopy’
    • ‘The football TV programme had this loopy, crazy tune they used in the stylized highlights.’
    • ‘It's a hoot, the whole thing, so read every loopy word.’
    • ‘The basic plot is that of your average murder-mystery which supplies us with an eclectic line-up of loopy suspects and reaches its climax when the murderer is finally unmasked.’
    • ‘The plot is loopy, dopey and tiresome, and the comic asides don't elicit the smallest of smiles.’
    • ‘The play calls on the actors to explore different acting styles in scenes that range from kitchen-sink naturalism to loopy surrealism.’
    • ‘In the loopy logic of the Cold War, this actually made sense.’
    • ‘They were long, long days, but even though we were all loopy at night, we'd always go out and do something.’
    • ‘Their government is unstable, and they have loopy leadership.’
    • ‘As I said, it's a hard thought, a difficult concept to explain without sounding loopy.’
    • ‘The contrast between the sweet screen versions of these women and their increasingly loopy and bitter personal lives adds, rather unkindly, to the fascination of the films.’
    • ‘And we realize, if we look at them, that those thoughts are a bit loopy.’
    • ‘Seize the day, seize your life - and good luck to Adrian - his loopy grin at the end of the programme said it all.’
    • ‘If you listen to these guys talk about music, you might expect their sound to be very narrow-minded and loopy, but instead, it's fresh, crisp and loopy.’
    • ‘I love getting loopy outdoors on sunny weekend afternoons.’
    • ‘Her loopy, funny voice is a dead-on mix of desire and ignorance.’
    • ‘I'm feeling tired and a little loopy - but I'm also feeling very happy.’
    • ‘Some of their ideas that once sounded loopy are now law.’
    • ‘He looked up at his parents and gave them a loopy grin from the pure oxygen he had been breathing while being prepped for the surgery.’
    • ‘But those slightly loopy ideas aside, the idea that ‘feminisation’ can make our high streets a happier place to be is a good one.’
    • ‘Over the next few weeks and months she went decidedly loopy, wandering around dazed and giving bizarre impromptu interviews to mystified and amused reporters.’
    foolish, stupid, unintelligent, idiotic, brainless, mindless, witless, imbecilic, imbecile, doltish
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  • 2Having many loops.

    ‘a big, loopy signature’
    • ‘A gold crest graced the bottom, as did Mr. Coates' loopy, recognizable signature.’
    • ‘Danni traces her finger over the large and loopy signature of Fred.’
    • ‘She coolly signed her loopy signature at the bottom.’
    • ‘I can already imagine what a total stuck up and arrogant idiot the prince is, just by looking at his lavish and loopy signature.’
    • ‘The morning breeze builds a rollercoast of wind currents and I see a happy bird sailing in loopy loops against these somber hulking offices.’