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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A reckless impetuous irresponsible person; An insane person adj. - Insane and believed to be affected by the phases of the moon.

Usage examples (35)
  • There they meet an escaped lunatic with a script in one hand and a gun in the other.
  • Then there is the reference to the moon the term lunatic derives from luna, the Latin word for moon.
  • I smile as I say the word lunatic, hoping to cushion the remark.
  • I think being described as a lunatic is worthy of my wall of compliments for more
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