In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) chiflado informal(idea) disparatado(idea) descabellado(religion) de fanáticoshe's completely loony — está como una cabra informal
- the loony left — los fanáticos de la izquierda
- This is the Cornwall of myth, a clichéd caricature version of the county complete with exaggerated eccentrics, loony local lore and mystical happenings.
- Now you might say that some of their policies are a bit loony.
- He needed to get away from that crazy loony school.
- That to me is so loony I don't feel it's even worth the time to argue.
- I haven't deleted it, simply because it's far more amusing that most loony entries.
- He said his staff hadn't passed on the message as they thought it was ‘from some loony e-mailer’.
- At first blush, the winning idea can seem a bit loony, but as it comes into focus its transformative value gets clearer and clearer to more people.
- How long does it normally take for a person to go a bit loony out there?
- I went through the motions but thought that the pastor was a bit loony!
- And the film boasts a very funny, intentionally loony last-minute plot twist.
- But for every loony tune there are several solid symphonies, whose excellence few critics will decry.
- State your argument, then point to a loony fringe of society who may not even exist to prove it!
- He was a unique investigator, however loony you might have found his results.
- That's the bonus with having depressed and/or raving loony parents.
- With that in mind, I'd like to take this opportunity to salute my three favorite loony rockers of all time.
- At 70 years old, she's had decades to build up a record for saying loony things and she has succeeded admirably.
- The capacity of our Council for loony decisions defies the imagination.
- I'm slightly worried about what's going to happen with the woman schoolteacher, who seems to be a bit loony.
- ‘Councils do attract loony councillors,’ he explained.
- They must get a lot of loony email from kids and psycho fans.
1loco masculineloca femininechiflado masculine informalchiflada feminine informal
- However, Greta had somehow adopted the title of the town loony.
- People often say, ‘Why does the loony on the bus/train always sit next to me?’
- I think you began well but then you started referring to all the individuals of the BBC as ‘they’ which made you sound a bit like a loony.
- The pit boss will then happily conclude that he has a loony on his hands.
- Both characters are very real and quite maddening; Sibel in particular is astonishingly selfish and bratty, proving what a fine line it is between a force of nature and a total loony.
- Suddenly, I felt like the mad loony in the corner that everyone cautiously avoids.
- He started directing it up to my ear, and I was convinced I was sitting next to a bona fide loony.
- If anyone else had have been sitting there, they would have thought I was a loony.
- Are the media stereotyping her as a left-wing loony?
- I felt like a loony, what the hell was I playing at?
- I think it would help if I met someone who didn't think that Wolfram is a loony.
- Another standout track is Extreme Ways which alternates between sexy and sinister, all the while challenging you to sit still and not dance around the room like a loony.
- The odd person might wonder about it, but like I said, only a loony would do it.
- Boys, I think you're mistaken about who the loony is around here!
- Brian started waltzing around the living room, bopping his head and waving his arms like a complete loony - which he in fact, was.
- He has been called a loony, naive, gullible and a traitor.
- So I sat with my books unread and listened to the loony for an hour or so.
- I wanted to be close to you, but I was sure that if you knew about the visions, you'd think I was a loony.
- If you'd ask her, she would say the man was a loony.
- ‘I suppose I've moved from being an extremist to a tolerated loony,’ he laughs.
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