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Overview of noun silly

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1. silly -- (a word used for misbehaving children; "don't be a silly")

Overview of adj silly

1. cockamamie, cockamamy, goofy, sappy, silly, wacky, whacky, zany -- (ludicrous, foolish; "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"; "wore a goofy hat"; "a silly idea"; "some wacky plan for selling more books")

2. airheaded, dizzy, empty-headed, featherbrained, giddy, light-headed, lightheaded, silly -- (lacking seriousness; given to frivolity; "a dizzy blonde"; "light-headed teenagers"; "silly giggles")

3. pathetic, ridiculous, silly -- (inspiring scornful pity; "how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett)

4. punch-drunk, silly, slaphappy -- (dazed from or as if from repeated blows; "knocked silly by the impact"; "slaphappy with exhaustion")

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