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bon·kers

 (bŏng′kərz)
adj. Informal
Crazy: "When word spread that free gas was to be found, the populace, as expected, went bonkers" (Washington Post).

[Origin unknown.]
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bonkers

(ˈbɒŋkəz)
adj
slang chiefly Brit mad; crazy
[C20 (originally in the sense: slightly drunk, tipsy): of unknown origin]
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bon•kers

(ˈbɒŋ kərz)

adj. Slang.
mentally unbalanced.
[1945–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bonkers - informal or slang terms for mentally irregularbonkers - informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
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bonkers

adjective
Informal. Afflicted with or exhibiting irrationality and mental unsoundness:
Informal: cracked, daffy, gaga, loony.
Chiefly British: crackers.
Idioms: around the bend, crazy as a loon, mad as a hatter, not all there, nutty as a fruitcake, off one's head, off one's rocker, of unsound mind, out of one's mind, sick in the head, stark raving mad.
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Translations
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bonkers

[ˈbɒŋkəz] ADJ (esp Brit) to be bonkersestar chalado, estar como una cabra
to go bonkersperder la chaveta
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bonkers

[ˈbɒŋkərz] adj (British)cinglé(e), dingue
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bonkers

adj (esp Brit inf) → meschugge (inf); to be bonkersspinnen (inf); to go bonkersüberschnappen (inf); he’s bonkers about herer ist völlig verrückt nach ihr (inf)
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bonkers

[ˈbɒŋkəz] adj (Brit) (fam) to be bonkersessere suonato/a
to go bonkers → diventare matto/a
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References in periodicals archive ?
For the rest of us waiting breathlessly to find out if The Event could get any more bonkersly exciting the answer is: yes!
"The first show I saw, and I was nowhere near it, had Jonathan Pryce, Alison Steadman, Tony Sher, all sorts of bonkersly talented people in it.