screwball

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One who behaves in a crazy or screwball manner

I will not listen to this screwball any longer.

Crazy, offbeat, bizarre, zany, or weird
A pitch thrown with added pressure by the index finger and a twisting wrist motion resulting in a motion to the right when thrown by a right-handed pitcher

The screwball is not thrown much because it tends to damage pitcher's arms.

foolish; totally unsound; "an impractical solution"; "a crazy scheme"; "half-baked ideas"; "a screwball proposal without a prayer of working"
Crazy, offbeat, bizarre, zany, or just plain weird
disapproval If you say that someone is a screwball, you mean that they do strange or crazy things. someone who seems very strange or crazy
Screwball comedy is silly and eccentric in an amusing and harmless way. a remake of a '50s classic screwball comedy
a whimsically eccentric person
{i} strange person, eccentric person (Slang)
a pitch with reverse spin that curves toward the side of the plate from which it was thrown
screwball comedy
A motion picture of this genre
screwball comedy
A genre of motion picture made in Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s where opposites were juxtaposed; characterized by snappy dialog, and a blend of sophistication and slapstick
screwball comedy
a film or television programme that is funny because crazy things happen
screwballs
plural of screwball
screwball

    Silbentrennung

    screw·ball

    Türkische aussprache

    skrubôl

    Aussprache

    /ˈskro͞oˌbôl/ /ˈskruːˌbɔːl/

    Etymologie

    [ 'skrü-"bol ] (noun.) 1928. From screw + ball

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