What is another word for cockamamie?

1078 synonyms found


[ kˈɒkɐmˌami], [ kˈɒkɐmˌami], [ k_ˈɒ_k_ɐ_m_ˌa_m_i]

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How to use "Cockamamie" in context?

If you think that the English language is complicated and difficult to learn, you haven't met "cockamamie." This term is derived from the old English word "cockscomb," which means to be absurd, laughable, or ridiculous. To be a cockamamie is to be totally out of touch with reality. Someone who is cockamamie might try to explain the Theory of Evolution using chickens, or believe that the moon is made of green cheese. However strange or whimsical the person's beliefs may seem, they are still cockamamie.

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