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Meaning of word silly from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

silly   noun

Meaning : A word used for misbehaving children.

Example : Don't be a silly.

silly   adjective

Meaning : Ludicrous, foolish.

Example : Wore a goofy hat.
A silly idea.
Some wacky plan for selling more books.

Synonyms : goofy, wacky, whacky, zany

Meaning : Lacking seriousness. Given to frivolity.

Example : A dizzy blonde.
Light-headed teenagers.
Silly giggles.

Synonyms : airheaded, dizzy, empty-headed, featherbrained, giddy, light-headed, lightheaded

Meaning : Inspiring scornful pity.

Example : How silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years.

Synonyms : pathetic, ridiculous

Meaning : Dazed from or as if from repeated blows.

Example : Knocked silly by the impact.
Slaphappy with exhaustion.
Punch-drunk with love.

Synonyms : punch-drunk, slaphappy