screwball


screwball (http://definr.com/screwball)

     adj : (informal) foolish; totally unsound; "an impractical
           solution"; "a crazy scheme"; "half-baked ideas"; "a
           screwball proposal without a prayer of working" [syn: crazy,
            half-baked, softheaded, meshuga, meshugge]
     n 1: a whimsically eccentric person [syn: crackpot, crank, nut,
           nut case, nutcase, fruitcake]
     2: a pitch with reverse spin that curves toward the side of the
        plate from which it was thrown