cray-cray

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Etymology[edit]

From crazy by shortening and reduplication.

Adjective[edit]

cray-cray (comparative more cray-cray, superlative most cray-cray)

  1. (slang) Crazy.
    • 2011, Jessica Verday, The Hidden, Simon Pulse (2011), ISBN 9781416978985, page 90:
      “Lewis again. The boy cannot get over our breakup. He's like this little puppy dog that follows me around, and it's just driving me cray-cray.”
    • 2012, "Hiddleston: There's hope for Loki", Belfast Telegraph, 27 April 2012:
      "What fascinates me about Loki is that there is a glimmer of redemption in him somewhere, that he's not cray-cray (crazy). []
    • 2013, Michele Bardsley, Only Lycans Need Apply, Signet Eclipse (2013), ISBN 9781101599570, unnumbered page:
      “Are you high?” asked Dove suspiciously. She squinted at Patsy. “Because that's cray-cray.”
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

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