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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CRAZIEST

"It's the craziest thing I ever heard," Mrs. Stewart scoffed.

"Those sure are the craziest outfits I've ever seen," he chuckled.

It was the craziest snow man I had ever seen when we got through.

"Yes, that's been the craziest part of it, to me," Johnny said.

I thought at first it was the craziest thing to do, but I didn't dare say so.

Of all the crazy, meddlesome fools in the world, Dobbins was the craziest!

Why, my dear Lafayette, it is the craziest scheme I ever heard of!

I want to say that it is about the craziest system that was ever conceived in the brain of man.

I tried all sorts of thoughts on it and got some of the craziest results.

We competed to find the juiciest stories, the craziest pictures.

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."

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