wacko

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

wack(y) + -o.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwækəʊ/
  • Rhymes: -ækəʊ
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Adjective[edit]

wacko (comparative more wacko, superlative most wacko)

  1. (informal) Amusingly eccentric or irrational.

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Noun[edit]

wacko (plural wackos or wackoes)

  1. (informal) An amusingly eccentric or irrational person.

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Interjection[edit]

wacko

  1. (Britain, dated) hurrah!
    • 1952, Buckeridge, Anthony, Jennings and Darbishire:
      "Wacko! There's a whole pile of letters for me," Jennings cried excitedly, hopping from one foot to the other.

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably related to wegan (to move, carry, bear)

Noun[edit]

wacko ?

  1. rock, boulder

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