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Adjective: zany (zanier,zaniest)  zey-nee
  1. Ludicrous, foolish
    - goofy, silly, wacky, whacky
  2. Like a clown
    "a zany sense of humour";
    - buffoonish, clownish, clownlike
Noun: zany  zey-nee
  1. A buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect
  2. A man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    - fathead, goof, goofball [N. Amer], bozo [N. Amer], jackass, goose, cuckoo

Derived forms: zanies, zaniest, zanier

See also: daft, dumb, foolish, humorous, humourous [Brit, Cdn, non-standard], stupid

Type of: boofhead [Austral], buffoon, charlie [Brit], clown, diddy [Brit, informal], donkey, droll [archaic], drongo [Austral, NZ], fool, galah [Austral], goof, goofball [N. Amer], juggins [Brit], jughead [N. Amer], mampara [S.Africa], meathead, merry andrew [archaic], moegoe [S.Africa], muggins [Brit], nit [Brit], sap, tomfool

Encyclopedia: Zany