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Humorous vs. Zany — What's the Difference?

Humorous vs. Zany — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Humorous and Zany

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Humorous

Causing laughter and amusement; comic
A humorous and entertaining talk
May 02, 2022

Zany

Comical or ludicrous because of incongruity or strangeness.
May 02, 2022

Humorous

Full of or characterized by humor; funny
A humorous story.
May 02, 2022

Zany

A comical person given to extravagant or outlandish behavior.
May 02, 2022

Humorous

Employing or showing humor; witty
A humorous writer.
May 02, 2022
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Zany

A ludicrous, buffoonish character in old comedies who attempts feebly to mimic the tricks of the clown.
May 02, 2022

Humorous

(Archaic) Given to moods or whims; capricious.
May 02, 2022

Zany

Unusual and awkward in a funny, comical manner; outlandish; clownish.
May 02, 2022

Humorous

(Obsolete) Damp; moist.
May 02, 2022

Zany

Ludicrously or incongruously comical.
May 02, 2022

Humorous

Full of humor or arousing laughter; funny.
The waiters were so humorous - one even did a backflip for us, when we asked him.
May 02, 2022

Zany

(obsolete) A fool or clown, especially one whose business on the stage is to imitate foolishly the actions of the principal clown.
May 02, 2022

Humorous

Showing humor; witty, jocular.
May 02, 2022

Zany

(obsolete) To mimic foolishly.
May 02, 2022

Humorous

(obsolete) Damp or watery.
May 02, 2022

Zany

A merry-andrew; a buffoon.
Then write that I may follow, and so beThy echo, thy debtor, thy foil, thy zany.
Preacher at once, and zany of thy age.
May 02, 2022

Humorous

(obsolete) Dependent on or caused by one's humour or mood; capricious, whimsical.
May 02, 2022

Zany

To mimic.
Your part is acted; give me leave at distanceTo zany it.
May 02, 2022

Humorous

Moist; humid; watery.
All founts wells, all deeps humorous.
May 02, 2022

Zany

A buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect
May 02, 2022

Humorous

Subject to be governed by humor or caprice; irregular; capricious; whimsical.
Rough as a storm and humorous as the wind.
May 02, 2022

Zany

A man who is a stupid incompetent fool
May 02, 2022

Humorous

Full of humor; jocular; exciting laughter; playful; as, a humorous story or author; a humorous aspect.
May 02, 2022

Zany

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
May 02, 2022

Humorous

Full of or characterized by humor;
Humorous stories
Humorous cartoons
In a humorous vein
May 02, 2022

Zany

Like a clown;
A buffoonish walk
A clownish face
A zany sense of humor
May 02, 2022

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