have a loose screw

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have a loose screw

To be or seem particularly silly, eccentric, crazy, or mentally unstable. (Also written as "have a screw loose.") That guy on the corner must have a loose screw or something because he's been standing out there yelling obscenities at passersby all morning. My old Uncle Pete has a few loose screws, but he's a really nice guy. What the hell's the matter with you? Do you have a screw loose, or what?
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have a screw loose

To be or seem particularly silly, eccentric, crazy, or mentally unstable. (Also worded as "have a loose screw.") That guy on the corner must have a screw loose or something, because he's been standing out there yelling obscenities at passersby all morning. My old uncle Pete has a few screws loose, but he's a really nice guy.
See also: have, loose, screw

have a loose screw

verb
See also: have, loose, screw