“someone is cuckoo”

“When you say someone is cuckoo, what you mean is that the person is slightly crazy or silly”.

The word is mostly used in informal contexts.

Example: “Being a teacher nowadays can drive a person cuckoo.” * “Taking care of the twins has made Savithri slightly cuckoo.”

Source: “The Hindu”   – Know Your English  Column –  Jan 01, 2008

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