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Definition of 'zany'


  1. a buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect
  2. a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
       Synonyms: fathead goof goofball bozo goose cuckoo


  1. ludicrous, foolish; "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"; "wore a goofy hat"; "a silly idea"; "some wacky plan for selling more books"
       Synonyms: cockamamie cockamamy goofy sappy silly wacky whacky
  2. like a clown; "a buffoonish walk"; "a clownish face"; "a zany sense of humor"
       Synonyms: buffoonish clownish clownlike

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