Screwy and Screwball


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Screwy adjective – Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion.
Screwball and screwy are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Screwball" instead an adjective "Screwy".
Nearby Words: screw, screwed, screwing
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Screwball adjective – Showing or marked by a lack of good sense or judgment.
Screwy and screwball are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Screwy" instead an adjective "Screwball".
Nearby Word: screw
Synonyms for Screwball
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Screwball and Screwy. (2016). Retrieved 2019, October 16, from
Screwy & Screwball. N.p., 2016. Web. 16 Oct. 2019. <>.
Screwball or Screwy. 2016. Accessed October 16, 2019.

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