Meaning of loopy in English:


Pronunciation /ˈluːpi/

Translate loopy into Spanish

adjectiveadjective loopier, adjective loopiest

  • 1 informal Mad or silly.

    • ‘a loopy grin’
    • ‘Seize the day, seize your life - and good luck to Adrian - his loopy grin at the end of the programme said it all.’
    • ‘He looked up at his parents and gave them a loopy grin from the pure oxygen he had been breathing while being prepped for the surgery.’
    • ‘The football TV programme had this loopy, crazy tune they used in the stylized highlights.’
    • ‘And we realize, if we look at them, that those thoughts are a bit loopy.’
    • ‘They were long, long days, but even though we were all loopy at night, we'd always go out and do something.’
    • ‘The plot is loopy, dopey and tiresome, and the comic asides don't elicit the smallest of smiles.’
    • ‘As I said, it's a hard thought, a difficult concept to explain without sounding loopy.’
    • ‘Their government is unstable, and they have loopy leadership.’
    • ‘Over the next few weeks and months she went decidedly loopy, wandering around dazed and giving bizarre impromptu interviews to mystified and amused reporters.’
    • ‘The basic plot is that of your average murder-mystery which supplies us with an eclectic line-up of loopy suspects and reaches its climax when the murderer is finally unmasked.’
    • ‘The contrast between the sweet screen versions of these women and their increasingly loopy and bitter personal lives adds, rather unkindly, to the fascination of the films.’
    • ‘If you listen to these guys talk about music, you might expect their sound to be very narrow-minded and loopy, but instead, it's fresh, crisp and loopy.’
    • ‘I love getting loopy outdoors on sunny weekend afternoons.’
    • ‘I'm feeling tired and a little loopy - but I'm also feeling very happy.’
    • ‘Some of their ideas that once sounded loopy are now law.’
    • ‘In the loopy logic of the Cold War, this actually made sense.’
    • ‘Her loopy, funny voice is a dead-on mix of desire and ignorance.’
    • ‘It's a hoot, the whole thing, so read every loopy word.’
    • ‘But those slightly loopy ideas aside, the idea that ‘feminisation’ can make our high streets a happier place to be is a good one.’
    • ‘The play calls on the actors to explore different acting styles in scenes that range from kitchen-sink naturalism to loopy surrealism.’
    foolish, stupid, unintelligent, idiotic, brainless, mindless, witless, imbecilic, imbecile, doltish
  • 2Having many loops.

    ‘a big, loopy signature’
    • ‘The morning breeze builds a rollercoast of wind currents and I see a happy bird sailing in loopy loops against these somber hulking offices.’
    • ‘A gold crest graced the bottom, as did Mr. Coates' loopy, recognizable signature.’
    • ‘She coolly signed her loopy signature at the bottom.’
    • ‘I can already imagine what a total stuck up and arrogant idiot the prince is, just by looking at his lavish and loopy signature.’
    • ‘Danni traces her finger over the large and loopy signature of Fred.’