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Synonyms for crackpot
ˈkrækˌpɒtcrack·pot

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Wiktionary

  1. crackpotnoun

    Synonyms:
    crazy, nutcase, nutbag, nut ball, live one, nutter, nutbar, kook

  2. crackpotnoun

    Eccentric or impractical

    a crackpot idea

    Synonyms:
    nutbar, kook, nutter, nutcase, crazy, nutbag, nut ball, live one

  3. crackpotnoun

    Someone addicted to crack cocaine (i.e. a drug addict). See also crackhead.

    Synonyms:
    nut ball, crazy, live one, kook, nutbar, nutcase, nutter, nutbag

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crackpot, crank, nut, nut case, fruitcake, screwballnoun

    a whimsically eccentric person

    Synonyms:
    crank, testicle, trash, methamphetamine hydrochloride, bollock, testis, glass, junkie, crosspatch, methamphetamine, screwball, nut, nut case, ice, deoxyephedrine, churl, egg, shabu, fruitcake, chicken feed, chalk, addict, starter, orchis, grouch, junky, ballock, ball, meth, grump, en, freak

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  1. List of paraphrases for "crackpot":

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How to use crackpot in a sentence?

  1. Thomas J. Watson:

    Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost.

  2. Robert Sheaffer:

    Panels at the MUFON gathering were widely perceived as crackpot, especially with the crazy theme of a giant secret space programencountering aliens.

  3. Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh - San Francisco Chronicle 12/17/85:

    Jesus was a crackpot.

  4. Thomas J. Watson:

    Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of crackpot than the stigma of conformity.

  5. Kristian Andersen:

    The main crackpot theories going around at the moment relate to this virus being somehow engineered with intent and that is demonstrably not the case, engineering can mean many things and could be done for either basic research or nefarious reasons, but the data conclusively show that neither was done….


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