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1. Foolish; ridiculous; absurd: a cockeyed idea.
2. Askew; crooked.
3. Intoxicated; drunk.
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1. (Pathology) afflicted with cross-eye, squint, or any other visible abnormality of the eyes
2. appearing to be physically or logically abnormal, absurd, etc; crooked; askew: cockeyed ideas.
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1. having a cockeye or cockeyes.
a. off center; tilted or slanted to one side.
b. foolish; absurd.
c. intoxicated; drunk.
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|Adj.||1.||cockeyed - turned or twisted toward one side; "a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton; "his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff"|
crooked - having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth"
|2.||cockeyed - incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"|
foolish - devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
|3.||cockeyed - very drunk |
besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked, fuddled, pie-eyed, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, pissed, pixilated, plastered, loaded, wet, stiff, tight
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
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1. absurd, crazy, ludicrous, preposterous, nonsensical She has some cockeyed delusions about becoming a big movie star.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
1. Informal. So senseless as to be laughable:
absurd, foolish, harebrained, idiotic, imbecilic, insane, lunatic, mad, moronic, nonsensical, preposterous, silly, softheaded, tomfool, unearthly, zany.
2. Informal. Stupefied, excited, or muddled with alcoholic liquor:
Slang: blind, bombed, boozed, boozy, crocked, high, lit (up), loaded, looped, pickled, pixilated, plastered, potted, sloshed, smashed, soused, stinking, stinko, stoned, tight, zonked.
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
cockeyedcock-eyed [ˌkɒkˈaɪd] adj
(= crooked) [object, smile] → de travers
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
cockeyed[ˈkɒkˌaɪd] adj (crooked) → storto/a; (absurd) → assurdo/a, strampalato/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995