irre

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German irri.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

irre

  1. crazy, insane, mad, mental
    Sag mal, bist du völlig irre geworden?Tell me, did you become completely insane?
  2. (slang) crazy, incredible, extreme
    Der Wagen kam mit einer irren Geschwindigkeit um die Kurve.The car came round the bend at a terrific speed.
    Das ist ein irres Gefühl.It's an incredible feeling.
    Ich habe mir gestern dieses irre Kleid gekauft.I bought this fantastic dress yesterday.

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

irre

  1. First-person singular present of irren.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of irren.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of irren.
  4. Imperative singular of irren.

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • irre in Duden online