HyperDic: antic

English > 3 senses of the word antic:
ADJECTIVEallantic, fantastic, fantastical, grotesqueludicrously odd
NOUNactantic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-ona ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
VERBbodyantic, clown, clown aroundact as or like a clown
antic > pronunciation
Soundsae'ntihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > antic: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningludicrously odd.
Example"Hamlet's assumed antic disposition"
Synonymsfantastic, fantastical, grotesque
Broaderstrange, unusualdefinitely out of the ordinary and unexpected
Spanishfantástico, grotesco, incongruente
Nounsantica ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
English > antic: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement.
Synonymsjoke, prank, trick, caper, put-on
Narrowerdirty trickAn unkind or aggressive trick
practical jokeA prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended to make the victim appear foolish)
Broaderdiversion, recreationAn activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates / stimulates
Spanishbroma, burla, chiste, vacilada
Catalanantic, befa, broma, burla
Adjectivesanticludicrously odd
Verbsanticact as or like a clown
English > antic: 3 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningact as or like a clown.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsclown, clown around
Broaderjoke, jestAct in a funny or teasing way
Spanishhacer bufonadas, hacer el payaso, hacer payasadas, payasear
Nounsantica ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

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