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zany

za·ny

zany

 
pronunciation:
zeI ni
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
inflections: zanier, zaniest
definition 1: crazily silly or comical.
There's a zany new comedy on Broadway.
synonyms:
loony
antonyms:
staid
similar words:
absurd, amusing, batty, buggy, clownish, comic, comical, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, goofy, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, nutty, puckish, ridiculous, screwy, silly, wacky
definition 2: fantastically different or farfetched, ludicrous.
It may be a zany idea, but it could be the solution we're looking for.
antonyms:
conventional, sensible
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: zanies
definition: a clownishly comical person.
synonyms:
buffoon, clown, cutup, joker
similar words:
crazy, cuckoo, fool, jester, kook, loony, merry-andrew, nut, screwball
derivations: zanily (adv.), zaniness (n.)