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an·tic

antic

 
 
pronunciation:
aen tihk
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, intransitive verb
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (usu. pl.) playful or funny actions; pranks.
The clown's antics made the audience roar with laughter.
 
synonyms:
capers, didos, monkeyshines, pranks, shenanigans
similar words:
buffoonery, clownishness, escapades, foolery, frolics, horseplay, larks, mischief, monkey business, play, practical jokes, romps, tomfoolery, tricks
definition 2: ridiculous or contorted gestures.
similar words:
buffoonery, clowning, gestures, jesting, miming
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: whimsical, silly, or otherwise odd or unpredictable.
synonyms:
bizarre, odd, whimsical
similar words:
clownish, comical, unpredictable
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: anticked, anticking, antics
definition: to frolic or caper, as with merriment.
synonyms:
caper, frisk, frolic, gambol, skylark
similar words:
clown, fool around, horse around, lark, play, romp, sport