headcase

• a mad person. Sometimes applied to someone who a violent hardcase. e.g.. "You don't wanna mess with that bloke, he's a real headcase !".

Londonisms dictionary. 2014.

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  • headcase — UK [ˈhedˌkeɪs] / US noun [countable] Word forms headcase : singular headcase plural headcases informal an insulting word for someone who you think is crazy …   English dictionary

  • headcase — noun A mentally unbalanced, unpredictable person, especially one who displays aggressive behavior. A stockbroker doesnt have 80,000 people sitting behind him just waiting for a mistake, says Jim Fassel, whom fans serenaded with Fire Fassel!… …   Wiktionary

  • headcase — head|case [ˈhedkeıs] n informal a crazy person …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • headcase — head|case [ hed,keıs ] noun count INFORMAL an insulting word for someone who you think is crazy …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • headcase — n an unhinged or deranged person. The word, originally an Americanism of the early 1970s, is typically used by teen agers to indicate awe or dismissive con tempt; it rarely refers to the genuinely insane …   Contemporary slang

  • headcase — n. (Slang) lunatic, crazy or deranged person; one who behaves oddly; person who is very foolish; one who is violent; offensive term that intentionally shows contempt for a person s mental state …   English contemporary dictionary

  • headcase — noun informal a mentally ill or unstable person …   English new terms dictionary

  • headcase — noun (C) slang a crazy person …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • headcase — Noun. A lunatic, a mentally unstable person …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • headcase — headˈcase noun (informal) A person who is mad or crazy • • • Main Entry: ↑head …   Useful english dictionary

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