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  Words related to silly

Related / Similar Words: punch-drunk, slaphappy, pathetic, ridiculous, airheaded, dizzy, empty-headed, featherbrained, giddy, light-headed, lightheaded, cockamamie, cockamamy, goofy, sappy, wacky, whacky, zany, unreasonable

 

Definition:
  • a word used for misbehaving children; "don''t be a silly";
  • dazed from or as if from repeated blows; "knocked silly by the impact"; "slaphappy with exhaustion";
  • inspiring scornful pity; "how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett;
  • lacking seriousness; given to frivolity; "a dizzy blonde"; "light-headed teenagers"; "silly giggles";
  • pungent adjectives of disesteem; "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"; "wore a goofy hat"; "a silly idea"; "some wacky plan for selling more books";

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