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adjective 
  1. (idiom) Of a prisoner, mentally unbalanced due to prolonged incarceration.
  2. By extension, restless, uncomfortable, or impatient due to inactivity.
    After so many days of rain, the kids started to get a bit .
Etymology: First attested around 1925, from prison slang "stir". See http://www.word-detective.com/back-k.html, http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=stir-crazy.


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