Definition of Zany

1. Noun. A buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect.

Generic synonyms: Buffoon, Clown, Goof, Goofball, Merry Andrew



2. Adjective. Ludicrous, foolish. "Some wacky plan for selling more books"
Exact synonyms: Cockamamie, Cockamamy, Goofy, Sappy, Silly, Wacky, Whacky
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Foolish
Derivative terms: Goof, Goof, Silliness

3. Noun. A man who is a stupid incompetent fool.
Exact synonyms: Bozo, Cuckoo, Fathead, Goof, Goofball, Goose, Jackass, Twat
Generic synonyms: Fool, Muggins, Sap, Saphead, Tomfool
Derivative terms: Goof, Goofy, Goosey, Goosy

4. Adjective. Like a clown. "A zany sense of humor"
Exact synonyms: Buffoonish, Clownish, Clownlike
Similar to: Humorous, Humourous

Definition of Zany

1. n. A merry-andrew; a buffoon.

2. v. t. To mimic.

3. n. A merry-andrew; a buffoon.

4. v. t. To mimic.

Definition of Zany

1. Adjective. ludicrously or incongruously comical ¹

2. Adjective. bizarre, clownish ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) A fool or clown. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Zany

1. ludicrously comical [adj ZANIER, ZANIEST] : ZANILY [adv] / a zany person [n -NIES]

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