zany
1. [ noun ] (performing arts) a buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect
Related terms: clown
2. [ adjective ] like a clown
Synonyms: clownish clowlike buffoonish
Examples:

"a buffoonish walk" "a clownish face" "a zany sense of humor"

Related terms: humorous
3. [ adjective ] (informal terms) "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"
Synonyms: silly wacky fool goofy sappy cockamamy unreasonable cockamamie
Examples:

"wore a goofy hat" "a silly idea" "some wacky plan for selling more books"

Related terms: foolish
4. [ adjective ] pungent adjectives of disesteem
Synonyms: silly wacky sappy cockamamy unreasonable goofy whacky cockamamie
Examples:

"gave me a cockamamie reason for not going" "wore a goofy hat" "a silly idea" "some wacky plan for selling more books"

Related terms: colloquialism foolish
5. [ noun ] a man who is a stupid fool
Synonyms: jackass goof goose cuckoo bozo goofball twat fathead
Related terms: fool sin
Similar spelling:   Zahn
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  Zaino
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