crackpot

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crackpot

1. noun Someone who is wacky or crazy. There's a guy on our corner who shouts about the end of the world; I think he's a crackpot.
2. adjective Wacky or crazy. Oh please, Paul's crackpot schemes never work—I wouldn't get involved, if I were you.

crackpot

1. n. a fake; a person with strange or crazy plans. Some crackpot called to tell us that the sky is falling in.
2. mod. having to do with crazy things, mainly ideas. We need a crackpot idea around here just so we’ll have something to compare your ideas to.
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In fact, they are actually damaging a noble cause because they will be regarded as crack-pots by every right-minded person who refuses to see shadows everywhere they look.
Are the people who run the council crack-pots? Ban the Three Little Pigs one of our children's stories for centuries!
Crack-Pots may vary, but generally the low setting is about 200 degrees, and the high setting is about 300 degrees.