HyperDic: zany

English > 4 senses of the word zany:
ADJECTIVEallzany, goofy, silly, wacky, whackyludicrous, foolish
allzany, buffoonish, clownish, clownlikelike a clown
NOUNperson zanya buffoon in one of the old comedies
person zany, fathead, goof, goofball, bozo, jackass, goose, cuckoo, twata man who is a stupid incompetent fool
zany > pronunciation
Soundszey'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > zany: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningLudicrous, foolish.
Synonymsgoofy, silly, wacky, whacky
BroaderfoolishDevoid of good sense or judgment
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishestrafalario, tonto
Nounszanya buffoon in one of the old comedies
zanya man who is a stupid incompetent fool
English > zany: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglike a clown.
Example "a zany sense of humor"
Synonymsbuffoonish, clownish, clownlike
Broaderhumorous, humourousFull of or characterized by humor
Spanishbufón, payaso
Nounszanya buffoon in one of the old comedies
zanya man who is a stupid incompetent fool
English > zany: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect.
Broaderclown, buffoon, goof, goofball, merry andrewA person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
Adjectiveszanyludicrous, foolish
zanylike a clown
English > zany: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA man who is a stupid incompetent fool.
Synonymsfathead, goof, goofball, bozo, jackass, goose, cuckoo, twat
Broaderfool, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfoolA person who lacks good judgment
Spanishburro, estúpido, idiota, imbécil, necio, zoquete
Catalanburro, estúpid, idiota, imbecil, imbècil
Adjectiveszanyludicrous, foolish
zanylike a clown

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