HyperDic: lunatic

English > 3 senses of the word lunatic:
NOUNperson lunatic, madman, maniacan insane person
person lunatic, daredevil, madcap, hothead, swashbuckler, harum-scaruma reckless impetuous irresponsible person
ADJECTIVEalllunatic, moonstruckinsane and believed to be affected by the phases of the moon
lunatic > pronunciation
Soundsluw'nahtih.k
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > lunatic: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaninginsane and believed to be affected by the phases of the moon.
Synonymmoonstruck
BroaderinsaneAfflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishlunático
Catalanllunàtic
Nounslunacyfoolish or senseless behavior
lunacyobsolete terms for legal insanity
English > lunatic: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn insane person.
Synonymsmadman, maniac
NarrowerbedlamiteAn archaic term for a lunatic
crazy, loony, looney, nutcase, weirdosomeone deranged and possibly dangerous
madwomanA woman lunatic
pyromaniacA person with a mania for setting things on fire
Broadersick person, diseased person, suffererA person suffering from an illness
Spanishdemente, locatis, loco, lunático, maníaco
Catalanboig, dement, foll, llunàtic, orat
English > lunatic: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA reckless impetuous irresponsible person.
Synonymsdaredevil, madcap, hothead, swashbuckler, harum-scarum
NarrowertearawayA reckless / reckless and impetuous person
Broaderadventurer, venturerA person who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys taking risks
Spanishalocado, arriesgado, botarate, calavera, calvatrueno, tarambana, temerario, tronera
Catalancalavera, disbauxat, esbojarrat, temerari, tronera

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