crazy about something


crazy about something
crazy about (someone/something) to like or love someone or something very much.

He was my first love, and I was crazy about him.

Usage notes: often used in the negative form not crazy about to express a lack of enthusiasm about someone or something:

I'm really not crazy about TV, but I occasionally watch a ballgame.

Altho crazy about and mad about are true syns. in most contexts, only crazy about is much used in the negative, & of course mad about is more frequently used non-idiomatically to mean angry about sth.--SL, 8/02

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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