crackpot

[ krak-pot ]SEE DEFINITION OF crackpot

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CRACKPOT

So that crackpot, Graham, had finally come up with something definite.

They dismissed him as a crackpot, too, if they heard about him at all.

Therefore, it wouldn't have happened—outside the crackpot fringe.

These had to be investigated—every lousy, crackpot one of them.

Projective telepathy had only been a crackpot's idea back then.

The Navy would not stretch regulations for a crackpot civilian.

Maybe the guy was a crackpot or phony, but it wouldn't hurt to hear his story.

The letter was dismissed as "crackpot," and no precautions were taken.

"This wasn't a crackpot idea," she said, eyeing him as if he were another log for the fire.

Dark eyes rigid, unfocused, behind them Jim's own image of a crackpot redhead who was Callista's friend.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CRACKPOT

nut

nouncrazy, overenthusiastic person
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