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zany

Synonyms of zany in English:

adjective

  • the film has a zany plot and some peculiar characters
    eccentric, bizarre, weird, peculiar, odd, quirky, avant-garde, unconventional, off-centre, strange, outlandish, ridiculous, ludicrous;
    mad, insane, crazy, absurd, comic, comical, clownish, farcical, madcap, silly, light-hearted, funny, amusing, chucklesome, diverting, waggish, hilarious
    informal wacky, screwy, nutty, nuts, crackpot, cracked, oddball, cranky, kinky, off the wall, way out, dippy, cuckoo
    British informal daft
    North American informal kooky, wacko, in left field
    Australian/New Zealand informal , dated dilly
    [Antonyms] conventional, sensible, serious
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