cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Catchphrase of Sonny the Cuckoo Bird, the cartoon mascot of the General Mills breakfast cereal Cocoa Puffs: "I go cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs!" Compare cuckoo (crazy).

Adjective[edit]

cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs (not comparable)

  1. (US, slang) Crazy, insane, irrational.
    • 2010, Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall
      'She's totally cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs.'