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Craze vs. Crazy

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Crazenoun

(archaic) craziness; insanity.

Crazyadjective

Insane; lunatic; demented.

‘His ideas were both frightening and crazy.’;

Crazenoun

A strong habitual desire or fancy.

Crazyadjective

Out of control.

‘When she gets on the motorcycle she goes crazy.’;

Crazenoun

A temporary passion or infatuation, as for some new amusement, pursuit, or fashion; a fad

Crazyadjective

Overly excited or enthusiastic.

‘He went crazy when he won.’;

Crazenoun

(ceramics) A crack in the glaze or enamel caused by exposure of the pottery to great or irregular heat.

Crazyadjective

In love; experiencing romantic feelings.

‘Why is she so crazy about him?’;

Crazeverb

(archaic) To weaken; to impair; to render decrepit.

Crazyadjective

(informal) Very unexpected; wildly surprising.

‘The game had a crazy ending.’;

Crazeverb

To derange the intellect of; to render insane.

Crazyadjective

Characterized by weakness or feebleness; decrepit; broken; falling to decay; shaky; unsafe.

Crazeverb

To be crazed, or to act or appear as one that is crazed; to rave; to become insane.

Crazyadverb

(slang) Very, extremely.

‘That trick was crazy good.’;

Crazeverb

To break into pieces; to crush; to grind to powder. See crase.

Crazynoun

An insane or eccentric person; a crackpot.

Crazeverb

To crack, as the glazing of porcelain or pottery.

Crazynoun

Eccentric behaviour; lunacy.

Crazeverb

To break into pieces; to crush; to grind to powder. See Crase.

‘God, looking forth, will trouble all his host, And craze their chariot wheels.’;

Crazyadjective

Characterized by weakness or feebleness; decrepit; broken; falling to decay; shaky; unsafe.

‘Piles of mean andcrazy houses.’; ‘One of great riches, but a crazy constitution.’; ‘They . . . got a crazy boat to carry them to the island.’;

Crazeverb

To weaken; to impair; to render decrepit.

‘Till length of years,And sedentary numbness, craze my limbs.’;

Crazyadjective

Broken, weakened, or dissordered in intellect; shattered; demented; deranged.

‘Over moist and crazy brains.’;

Crazeverb

To derange the intellect of; to render insane.

‘Any man . . . that is crazed and out of his wits.’; ‘Grief hath crazed my wits.’;

Crazyadjective

Inordinately desirous; foolishly eager.

‘The girls were crazy to be introduced to him.’;

Crazeverb

To be crazed, or to act or appear as one that is crazed; to rave; to become insane.

‘She would weep and he would craze.’;

Crazynoun

someone deranged and possibly dangerous

Crazeverb

To crack, as the glazing of porcelain or pottery.

Crazyadjective

affected with madness or insanity;

‘a man who had gone mad’;

Crazenoun

Craziness; insanity.

Crazyadjective

foolish; totally unsound;

‘an impractical solution’; ‘a crazy scheme’; ‘half-baked ideas’; ‘a screwball proposal without a prayer of working’;

Crazenoun

A strong habitual desire or fancy; a crotchet.

‘It was quite a craze with him [Burns] to have his Jean dressed genteelly.’;

Crazyadjective

marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness;

‘she was crazy about him’; ‘gaga over the rock group's new album’; ‘he was infatuated with her’;

Crazenoun

A temporary passion or infatuation, as for same new amusement, pursuit, or fashion; a fad; as, the bric-a-brac craze; the æsthetic craze.

‘Various crazes concerning health and disease.’;

Crazyadjective

possessed by inordinate excitement;

‘the crowd went crazy’; ‘was crazy to try his new bicycle’;

Crazenoun

A crack in the glaze or enamel such as is caused by exposure of the pottery to great or irregular heat.

Crazyadjective

bizarre or fantastic;

‘had a crazy dream’; ‘wore a crazy hat’;

Crazenoun

an interest followed with exaggerated zeal;

‘he always follows the latest fads’; ‘it was all the rage that season’;

Crazyadjective

intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with;

‘crazy about cars and racing’;

Crazenoun

state of violent mental agitation

Crazyadjective

mad, especially as manifested in wild or aggressive behaviour

‘Stella went crazy and assaulted a visitor’; ‘a crazy look’;

Crazenoun

a fine crack in a glaze or other surface

Crazyadjective

extremely angry

‘the noise was driving me crazy’;

Crazeverb

cause to go crazy; cause to lose one's mind

Crazyadjective

foolish

‘it was crazy to hope that good might come out of this mess’;

Crazeverb

develop a fine network of cracks;

‘Crazed ceramics’;

Crazyadjective

extremely enthusiastic

‘I'm crazy about Cindy’; ‘a football-crazy bunch of boys’;

Crazyadjective

(of an angle) appearing absurdly out of place or unlikely

‘the monument leant at a crazy angle’;

Crazyadjective

(of a ship or building) full of cracks or flaws; unsound.

Crazyadverb

extremely

‘I've been crazy busy’;

Crazynoun

a mad person

‘keep that crazy away from me’;

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