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English adjective: zany

1. zany ludicrous, foolish


SamplesGave me a cockamamie reason for not going.
Wore a goofy hat.
A silly idea.
Some wacky plan for selling more books.


Synonymscockamamie, cockamamy, goofy, sappy, silly, wacky, whacky


Similarfoolish


Domain usagecolloquialism


Antonymswise

2. zany like a clown


SamplesA buffoonish walk.
A clownish face.
A zany sense of humor.


Synonymsbuffoonish, clownish, clownlike


Similarhumorous, humourous


Antonymshumorless, humourless, unhumorous


English noun: zany

1. zany (person) a buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect


Broader (hypernym)buffoon, clown, goof, goofball, merry andrew

2. zany (person) a man who is a stupid incompetent fool


Synonymsbozo, cuckoo, fathead, goof, goofball, goose, jackass, twat


Broader (hypernym)fool, muggins, sap, saphead, tomfool









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