spacey

spacey
spac|ey [ `speısi ] adjective INFORMAL
1. ) a little confused and unable to concentrate, for example because you are very tired
2. ) MAINLY BRITISH spacey music or art seems to have been created by someone who takes drugs that change the way they think

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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