lunatic definition

  • adjective:
    • experiencing lunacy; outrageous.
    • Of and for the crazy.
    • extremely or giddily foolish: a lunatic decision.
    • described as lunacy or eccentricity.
    • crazed, mad, crazy, demented
    • afflicted with lunacy; outrageous; mad; crazy; demented.
    • Of or with respect to, or appropriate, an insane individual; evincing lunacy
    • insane and thought to be afflicted with the phases for the moon
  • noun:
    • An insane person.
    • you affected by lunacy; an insane person, esp. one who features lucid periods; a madman; you of unsound head.
    • one impacted with lunacy; particularly, an insane individual who features lucid periods, or one whoever unsoundness of thoughts are acquired, perhaps not congenital, as distinguished from an idiot.
    • More generally speaking (as well as in law), any person of unsound mind. See more under lunacy and insanity.
    • Synonyms See insanity.
    • a reckless impetuous reckless individual
    • an insane person
  • others:
    • Moonstruck; afflicted with lunacy; occasionally crazy, with lucid periods; crazy.
    • Indicating lunacy; into the nature of lunacy.
    • Of or such as the moon.

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