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Synonyms for crackpot
ˈkrækˌpɒt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crackpot, crank, nut, nut case, fruitcake, screwball(noun)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. crackpot(noun)

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

  2. crackpot(noun)

    An eccentric, crazy or foolish person. A kook.

    Time will tell whether he is a crackpot or a genius for promoting that sort of idea.

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

  3. crackpot(noun)

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

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

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

    Jesus was a crackpot.

  3. 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.

  4. Patrick Lynch:

    Patrick Lynch, head of New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, on Wednesday assailed John Jay for not cutting ties with Tucker Isaacson more swiftly. Tucker Isaacson had no business spreading Tucker Isaacson crackpot ideas and hateful anti-police views anywhere, much less in a classroom filled with future police officers, tucker Isaacson should have been fired immediately and publicly, not quietly let go months after the fact.

  5. Robert Sheaffer:

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


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