Screwball Definition

skro͝obôl
noun
A ball thrown by a right-handed pitcher that curves to the right, or one thrown by a left-handed pitcher that curves to the left.
Webster's New World
A person who seems erratic, irrational, unconventional, or unbalanced.
Webster's New World
(US) One who behaves in a crazy manner.
I will not listen to this screwball any longer.
Wiktionary
adjective
Impulsively whimsical; eccentric.
That screwball proposal won't work.
American Heritage
Peculiar; irrational.
Webster's New World

(originally US) Crazy, offbeat, bizarre, zany, or weird.

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Other Word Forms of Screwball

Noun

Singular:
screwball
Plural:
screwballs

Origin of Screwball

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