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cockamamie

noun;
Apparent Meaning: n. someone or something that is ridiculous Reasons used: to describe someone with rather ridiculous actions.
 
Context and source: “David is a cockamamie, don’t take him seriously”.
Etymology : Analysis: perhaps alteration of decalcomania, de + ‘to trace’ (calquer) + ‘mania’ (manie)
Source : conversation)
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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