adj. loop·i·er, loop·i·est
1. Consisting of or having many loops: loopy handwriting.
2. Crazy or eccentric: "March was the month when most people went loopy, like the March hares" (Edna O'Brien).
3. Offbeat or bizarre: "the loopy energy of Harpo Marx" (Michael Wood).
4. Befuddled or disoriented: felt loopy from dehydration.
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