zany has definitions from the field of performing arts
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[ noun ] (performing arts) a buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect

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clown

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[ adjective ] like a clown

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"a buffoonish walk" "a clownish face" "a zany sense of humor"

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humorous

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[ adjective ] (informal terms) "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"

Examples

"wore a goofy hat" "a silly idea" "some wacky plan for selling more books"

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foolish

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[ adjective ] pungent adjectives of disesteem

Examples

"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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colloquialism foolish

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[ noun ] a man who is a stupid fool

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fool sin

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