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  • kookily — adverb see kooky * * * kookˈily adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑kook …   Useful english dictionary

  • kooky — (adj.) 1959, American English, originally teenager or beatnik slang, possibly a shortening of CUCKOO (Cf. cuckoo). Using the newest show business jargon, Tammy [Grimes] admits, I look kooky, meaning cuckoo. [ Life magazine, Jan. 5, 1959] Related …   Etymology dictionary

  • kooky — adjective (kookier, kookiest) informal strange or eccentric. Derivatives kookily adverb kookiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • kooky — /ˈkuki/ (say koohkee) adjective Colloquial eccentric; odd. {kook + y1} –kookily, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • kooky — adj. (kookier, kookiest) sl. crazy. Derivatives: kookily adv. kookiness n …   Useful english dictionary

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