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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CRAZIER

He wa'n't no crazier'n they was; it was in the breed, I judged.

He's crazier than a loon in most of his hunches, but he's filled four of our biggest gaps.

He wan't no crazier'n they was; it was in the breed, I judged.

Honest, they've got me wild, and Tommy Watson's crazier than I am.

Did you ever know any person to go crazy or get crazier from joy?

If Pershing doesn't give him three stars after this, he's crazier than hell.

If folk had gone crazy in forty-nine, they got crazier still this time.

"He's crazier than—" He straightened, looked uneasily about the room again.

"Crazier than I should have believed from your countenance," the jailer replied.

And in the last days—say it is two or three—it makes him crazier all the while.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, "diseased, sickly," from craze + -y (2). Meaning "full of cracks or flaws" is from 1580s; that of "of unsound mind, or behaving as so" is from 1610s. Jazz slang sense "cool, exciting" attested by 1927. To drive (someone) crazy is attested by 1873. Phrase crazy like a fox recorded from 1935. Crazy Horse, Teton Lakhota (Siouan) war leader (d.1877) translates thašuka witko, literally "his horse is crazy."

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.