Crackpot - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkrækpɑːt|  American pronunciation of the word crackpot
Brit.  |ˈkrakpɒt|  British pronunciation of the word crackpot

noun

- a whimsically eccentric person (syn: crank, fruitcake, nut, screwball)

Examples

Some crackpot in a clown suit is out there directing traffic.

...everyone is tolerant of the town crackpot, a man who never hurt anyone...

Word forms

adjective
singular: crackpot
plural: crackpots
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