Crank and Lunatic


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Crank noun – A person of odd or whimsical habits.
Lunatic is a synonym for crank in wise topic. In some cases you can use "Lunatic" instead a noun "Crank", when it comes to topics like madman.
Nearby Words: cranked, cranking
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Lunatic noun – A person judged to be legally or medically insane.
Usage example: the lunatic was committed to an institution after running naked through the department store

Crank is a synonym for lunatic in eccentric topic. You can use "Crank" instead a noun "Lunatic", if it concerns topics such as wise, mad.
Nearby Words: lunacy, luna
Synonyms for Lunatic

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paranoid paranoid crank paranoid lunatic
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