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Synonyms for screwball
ˈskruˌbɔl

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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, nut, nut case, ice, deoxyephedrine, churl, egg, shabu, fruitcake, chicken feed, chalk, addict, starter, orchis, grouch, junky, ballock, ball, meth, crackpot, grump, en, freak

    Antonyms:
    practical

  2. screwball(adj)

    a pitch with reverse spin that curves toward the side of the plate from which it was thrown

    Synonyms:
    fruitcake, nut case, crackpot, crank, nut

    Antonyms:
    practical

  3. crazy, half-baked, screwball, softheaded(adj)

    foolish; totally unsound

    "a crazy scheme"; "half-baked ideas"; "a screwball proposal without a prayer of working"

    Synonyms:
    mad, unhinged, dotty, sick, demented, softheaded, crazy, half-baked, brainsick, wild, disturbed, gaga, unbalanced, underdone

    Antonyms:
    practical

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "screwball":

    crazy

How to pronounce screwball?

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How to say screwball in sign language?

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How to use screwball in a sentence?

  1. Peter Fonda:

    We can't just stop at Kathryn Bigelow, there are so many more women who are writers, who are actors, who are producers and they should be able to stand just even with all the males. Hollywood's got a screwball way of doing it.


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