3 Oct 2013

Word of the week: Crackpot

This week's word is


which means (noun referring to a person) a crazy or very strange person; (adjective for an idea) foolish.

Some crackpot called to tell us that the sky is falling in.
Tommy had a crackpot idea and all his stupid friends followed it.

1 comment:

  1. The Spanish translation must be an informal term. For instance 'chiflado' or 'grillado' as one of my students pointed out in class.