Definition of Crazy quilt

1. Noun. A patchwork quilt without a design.

Generic synonyms: Patchwork, Patchwork Quilt



Definition of Crazy quilt

1. Noun. A quilt made from random patches, without any unifying design. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively by extension) An uncoordinated jumble of things, ideas, practices, policies, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Crazy Quilt Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Crazy Quilt Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Crazy Quilt

crazily
craziness
crazinesses
crazing
crazy
crazy-paving
crazy as a fox
crazy bone
crazy chick disease
crazy eights
crazy golf
crazy house
crazy like a fox
crazy paving
crazy quilt (current term)
crazy quilts
crazy weed
crazyweed
crazyweeds
creable
creach
creachs
creagh
creaghs
creaght
creaghts
creak
creaked
creakier

Literary usage of Crazy quilt

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. General Methods of Teaching in Elementary Schools: Including the by Samuel Chester Parker (1919)
"If you have ever seen an old-fashioned "crazy quilt," you have a good object in ... The facts are arranged as the pieces of a [crazy quilt], as if every one ..."

2. The Log of the Snark by Charmian London (1915)
"... short coat patched variously as a crazy- quilt—and nothing else. And one older fellow, otherwise naked, was decked in a battered derby hat, ..."

3. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"Crazy-quilt. A quilt of patchwork. 1886 What is generally called " crazy guilt " in the States, and patchwork in England. ..."

4. Blood and Iron: Origin of German Empire as Revealed by Character of Its by John Hubert Greusel (1915)
"<6r?at 14 The German crazy-quilt, of many hues and colors, and how this blanket was patched and mended through the years. U From the 18th Century, ..."

5. The Bookman (1906)
"So there was nothing left to bother about much in the matter of impedimenta except the crazy quilt. Years ago, when I was a tiny girl, an old nurse started ..."

6. General Methods of Teaching in Elementary Schools: Including the by Samuel Chester Parker (1919)
"If you have ever seen an old-fashioned "crazy quilt," you have a good object in ... The facts are arranged as the pieces of a [crazy quilt], as if every one ..."

7. The Log of the Snark by Charmian London (1915)
"... short coat patched variously as a crazy- quilt—and nothing else. And one older fellow, otherwise naked, was decked in a battered derby hat, ..."

8. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"Crazy-quilt. A quilt of patchwork. 1886 What is generally called " crazy guilt " in the States, and patchwork in England. ..."

9. Blood and Iron: Origin of German Empire as Revealed by Character of Its by John Hubert Greusel (1915)
"<6r?at 14 The German crazy-quilt, of many hues and colors, and how this blanket was patched and mended through the years. U From the 18th Century, ..."

10. The Bookman (1906)
"So there was nothing left to bother about much in the matter of impedimenta except the crazy quilt. Years ago, when I was a tiny girl, an old nurse started ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Crazy quilt

Search for Crazy quilt on Dictionary.com!Search for Crazy quilt on Thesaurus.com!Search for Crazy quilt on Google!Search for Crazy quilt on Wikipedia!

Search