Eccentric and Loony


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Eccentric noun – A person of odd or whimsical habits.
Loony is a synonym for eccentric in oddball topic. In some cases you can use "Loony" instead the word "Eccentric" as a noun or an adjective, when it comes to topics like wise. informal substitute
Nearby Words: eccentricity, eccentrically, eccentrical
Synonyms for Eccentric


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Loony noun – A person judged to be legally or medically insane.
Usage example: his insistence that aliens from outer space were monitoring his thoughts forced doctors to conclude that he was in fact a loony

Eccentric is a synonym for loony in wise topic. Sometimes you can use "Eccentric" instead the word "Loony" as a noun or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as insane.
Nearby Word: loon
Synonyms for Loony

Both words in one sentence

  • Only Sane Man: Axel is pretty eccentric on his own, but compared to the loony bin full of oddballs around him, he comes off as our sole voice of reason.
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