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noun
  1. (context, colloquial, pejorative) A crazy, possibly dangerous, person.
    • 1992: Elmore Leonard, Rum Punch
    • :"He called the guy who owns the gun shop a '<nowiki>'</nowiki> and said he's going to take him down if it's the last thing he does."
    • 2003: Michael Graham, Redneck Nation: How the South Really Won the War
    • :One of America's most prominent Confederistas is Michael Hill, head at the looney League of the South&mdash;an obscure organization that has already declared southern cultural independence.
    • 2004: Mark. St. Amant, Committed: Confessions of a Fantasy Football Junkie
    • :Ronald Reagan took his oath as the fortieth president in American history and, three months later, took a bullet from some wackjob trying to impress the future star of The Silence of the Lambs.
Etymology:
  • whacky, whack(y) + jobbie, job(bie)



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