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cra·zy  audio  (krz) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
cra·zi·er, cra·zi·est
  1. Affected with madness; insane.
  2. Informal Departing from proportion or moderation, especially:
    1. Possessed by enthusiasm or excitement: The crowd at the game went crazy.
    2. Immoderately fond; infatuated: was crazy about boys.
    3. Intensely involved or preoccupied: is crazy about cars and racing.
    4. Foolish or impractical; senseless: a crazy scheme for making quick money.
NOUN:
pl. cra·zies
One who is or appears insane: "To them she is not a brusque crazy, but 'appropriately passionate'" (Mary McGrory).

IDIOM:
like crazy Informal
To an exceeding degree: They were running around like crazy.


OTHER FORMS:
crazi·ly(Adverb), crazi·ness(Noun)


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