Definition of screwball:
Synonyms for screwball:
gaga, lunkheaded, dotty, weirdo, silly, balmy, daft, ballock, bubbleheaded, nutcase, wacky, chicken feed, witless, unhinged, ball, crackpot, asinine, dippy, ding-a-ling, sappy, headcase, cockeyed, freak, egg, eccentric, wild, orchis, deoxyephedrine, glass, ice, starter, trash, nonsensical, loon, unbalanced, senseless, daffy, fruitcake, oddity, brainsick, en, lunatic, impractical, nutty, harebrained, testicle, preposterous, shabu, meth, nutjob, underdone, madman, churl, kook, demented, methamphetamine, stupid, junkie, meshugge, weak-minded, half-baked, loony, jerky, tomfool, cuckoo, junky, kooky, simpleminded, inept, insane, oddball, softheaded, chalk, sick, crazy, space cadet, featherheaded, half-witted, crosspatch, testis, unwise, madwoman, fatuous, methamphetamine hydrochloride, grump, mad, disturbed, nut, addict, weirdie, maniac, nut case, bollock, absurd, dingbat, grouch, brainless, crank, wise, meshuga, fool, zany.
There are plenty of quarters available since the retreat of settlers almost emptied this world of terrestrial intrusion- except for us here and the die- hard desert rats, and the new, screwball adventurers...- "The Planet Strappers", Raymond Zinke Gallun.
- "Slingshot", Irving W. Lande.
- "The Flying Saucers are Real", Donald Keyhoe.