Definition of Around the bend

1. Adjective. Informal or slang terms for mentally irregular. "It used to drive my husband balmy"




Definition of Around the bend

1. Adjective. (idiomatic) Crazy, insane. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Around The Bend

aromatises
aromatising
aromatization
aromatizations
aromatize
aromatized
aromatizes
aromatizing
aromatous
aroph
arose
around
around-the-clock
around Robin Hood's barn
around the Horn
around the bend (current term)
around the clock
around the corner
around the world
arousable
arousal function
arousal reaction
arousals
aroused
arouser
arousers
arouses

Literary usage of Around the bend

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

1. Lewis and Clark Road Trips: Exploring the Trail Across America by Kira Gale (2006)
"... 6 D National Aviary 7 D Carnegie Science Center around the bend TO WELLSBURG 30-31 8 D Harmony Museum and Historic District 9 D Old Economy Village, ..."

2. How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York by Jacob August Riis (1890)
"... as at the Five Points, around the corner of the next block. Never was change more urgently needed. Around "the Bend" cluster the bulk of the tenements ..."

3. Walks and Rides in the Country Round about Boston by Edwin Monroe Bacon (1897)
"around the bend, about opposite the side of the Unitarian Church, the old Black Horse Tavern used to stand, its site now marked by the house of Mr. George ..."

4. Self-Neglect Among the Elderly: Maintaining Continuity of Self by Susanna D. Bozinovski (1998)
"I know- I know you would think I'm around the bend if I mentioned that, but., you know who ' s around the bend, those stupid ca-, what we call flatlanders, ..."

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