space cadet

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space cadet

A person considered out of touch with reality. I tried having a serious conversation with her, but she's such a space cadet that I gave up after a few minutes of hearing her ramble on about my aura.
See also: space

space cadet

1. n. a person who is always silly or giddy. Here comes a space cadet who looks like he has more money than he needs.
2. n. a person who is always high on drugs. The space cadets can usually be found sitting on a bench outside the principal’s office.
See also: space
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New York, May 24 ( ANI ): A space cadet has shelled out 1 million dollars to bid for travelling with Leonardo DiCaprio on a Virgin Galactic trip to the moon.
The 'Titanic' star had put up the seat for auction in Cannes for nonprofit group amFAR that supports AIDS research and a space cadet has paid around 1 million dollars to bid at the auction that was served by Sharon Stone, chair of amFAR, New York Daily News reported.
High-ranking pilots are also high-value targets, since players earn more points for destroying a Star Lord than for a Space Cadet.