loopy

loopy
   mentally abnormal
   The imagery might come from railway shunting practice — see up the loop. The condition may be anything from severe to eccentric:
    'Ah,' said the Bishop, 'and suppose one of your children were sick in some way?' 'Loopy?' 'If you like.' (Fry, 1994)
    The reason is typically Muriel Spark, both down-to-earth practical and mildly loopy at the same time. (L. Barber, 1991)

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