1. [syn: funny bone, crazy bone]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Crazy \Cra"zy\ (kr[=a]"z[y^]), a. [From Craze.]
1. Characterized by weakness or feebleness; decrepit; broken;
falling to decay; shaky; unsafe.
Piles of mean andcrazy houses. --Macaulay.
One of great riches, but a crazy constitution.
They . . . got a crazy boat to carry them to the
2. Broken, weakened, or dissordered in intellect; shattered;
Over moist and crazy brains. --Hudibras.
3. Inordinately desirous; foolishly eager. [Colloq.]
The girls were crazy to be introduced to him. --R.
Crazy bone, the bony projection at the end of the elbow
(olecranon), behind which passes the ulnar nerve; -- so
called on account of the curiously painful tingling felt,
when, in a particular position, it receives a blow; --
called also funny bone.
Crazy quilt, a bedquilt made of pieces of silk or other
material of various sizes, shapes, and colors, fancifully
stitched together without definite plan or arrangement.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a point on the elbow where the ulnar nerve passes near the
surface; a sharp tingling sensation results when the nerve
is knocked against the bone; "the funny bone is not
humerus" [syn: funny bone, crazy bone]