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synonyms for screwball

  • blockhead
  • bonehead
  • bozo
  • character
  • crackpot
  • dingbat
  • dumbbell
  • eccentric
  • fanatic
  • goof
  • kook
  • lunkhead
  • nut
  • saphead
  • numskull
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How to use screwball in a sentence

Nine years sober, she’s an oddly appealing, well-meaning screwball.
FIVE NEW THRILLERS OFFER GUILT-FREE DISTRACTIONRICHARD LIPEZJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Until I watched “Bringing Up Baby,” the 1938 screwball comedy.
A DISHY, DEFINITIVE LOOK AT CARY GRANTKATHI WOLFENOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
The show struggles to find its signature screwball pacing, and it can’t figure out how to circle around emotions without addressing them face on, as the earlier seasons did at their best.
EVERY EPISODE OF GILMORE GIRLS, RANKEDCONSTANCE GRADYOCTOBER 6, 2020VOX
An unpredictable, erratic screwball but one of the finest rocket riders who ever flashed through the void.
LARSON'S LUCKGERALD VANCE
"This is what I got out of checking all the screwball factories I could reach personal and by mail," Clocker said.
AT THE POSTHORACE LEONARD GOLD
Whatever came up—a screwball flying saucer or a berserk psycho waving a gun.
TWELVE TIMES ZEROHOWARD CARLETON BROWNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SCREWBALL

  • crank
  • flake
  • kook
  • lunatic
  • maniac
  • nut
  • oddball
  • screwball
  • wacko
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.