zany

IPA: zˈeɪni

noun

  • (obsolete) A fool or clown, especially one whose business on the stage is to imitate foolishly the actions of the principal clown.

verb

  • (obsolete) To mimic foolishly.

adjective

  • Unusual and awkward in a funny, comical manner; outlandish; clownish.
  • Ludicrously or incongruously comical.

Examples of "zany" in Sentences

  • The storylines involves the various zany characters.
  • In the second series, the zany aristocrat is Queen Elizabeth.
  • I prefer the crazy, strange, zany and sometimes bad ass kind.
  • The characters range from reasonably sane to zany and screwball.
  • Keep up the good work, and don't lose that zany sense of humour
  • You'll split your sides at the zany antics of these merry pranksters.
  • He was the perfect straight man for the zany antics and quips of Marx.
  • If people want zany trivia about something, this is not the place to go.
  • Annakin and Davies continued to develop the script with zany interpretations.
  • "I don't know too many people who use the word 'zany,'" Axelrod told Fox News'
  • The article Cartoon physics describes typical antics of zany cartoon characters.
  • It can be "zany" or not (Beckett is zany in Waiting for Godot, not in How It Is or The Unnameable, but the effect is the same).
  • Many images involve cute little medicine pills, pieces of candy, or sushi rolls gen-bap engaging in zany hijinks and speaking in talk-bubbles.
  • Those reported to have lost houses in the community dubbed "America's Riviera" included actor Christopher Lloyd, best known as the zany scientist in "Back to the Future".
  • Those reported to have lost houses in the community dubbed "America's Riviera" included actor Christopher Lloyd, best known as the zany scientist in the "Back to the Future" movies.
  • Gingrich's remarks at the Republican debate Thursday night were aimed at rival Mitt Romney, who in an interview on Wednesday used the word "zany" to describe the former House speaker.
  • Those reported to have lost houses in the community dubbed "America's Riviera" include actor Christopher Lloyd, best known as zany scientist Doc Brown in the Back To The Future films.
  • The former Massachusetts governor has been going negative on Gingrich, using the word "zany" in a New York Times interview Wednesday to make the point that whoever GOP voters choose as their White House nominee will need to have "sobriety."
  • That he would use this term, as well as the equally condescending "zany" in referring to this latter comedy makes his valuation of it clear enough, but later he also remarks that "Evelyn Waugh, alas, still represents the great image of English comedy in the 20th century, rather than his subtler and gentler contemporary, Henry Green."

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