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Wacky vs. Zany

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Wackyadjective

zany; eccentric

Zanyadjective

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

Wackyadjective

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’;

Zanyadjective

Ludicrously or incongruously comical.

Wackyadjective

informal or slang terms for mentally irregular;

‘it used to drive my husband balmy’;

Zanynoun

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

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Zanyverb

(obsolete) To mimic foolishly.

Zanynoun

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.’;

Zanyverb

To mimic.

‘Your part is acted; give me leave at distanceTo zany it.’;

Zanynoun

a buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect

Zanynoun

a man who is a stupid incompetent fool

Zanyadjective

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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Zanyadjective

like a clown;

‘a buffoonish walk’; ‘a clownish face’; ‘a zany sense of humor’;

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