Definición de zany en inglés:

zany

Saltos de línea: zany
Pronunciación: /ˈzeɪni
 
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adjetivo (zanier, zaniest)

Amusingly unconventional and idiosyncratic: his zany humour
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • His zany humour took comedy to new heights of absurdity.
  • We both liked making costumes and had a similarly zany sense of humour.
  • For those with a zany sense of humor, the adventures of Lieutenant Frank Drebin were a laugh riot from beginning to end.
Sinónimos
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

sustantivo

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1A zany person.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We are looking for the zany, the serious, the artistic and ridiculous.
  • I love students, what a zany, crazy bunch they are.
1.1 historical A comic performer partnering a clown, whom he imitated in an amusing way.

Origen

late 16th century: from French zani or Italian zan(n)i, Venetian form of Gianni, Giovanni 'John', stock name of the servants acting as clowns in the commedia dell'arte.

Derivativos

zanily

adverbio

zaniness

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It often thinks wackiness or zaniness is a virtue.
  • Surely this is British zaniness at its very best.
  • While rumors of alcoholism and overall zaniness have circulated in the press, I think this just adds to Lula's mystique.

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Pronunciación: niːˈɒt(ə)ni
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal