Slang. an eccentric or whimsically eccentric person; a nut.
Baseball. a pitched ball that curves toward the side of the plate from which it was thrown.
Slang. eccentric or whimsically eccentric:
What a screwball idea!
an odd or eccentric person
odd; zany; eccentric
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