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Adjective
Behaving in a foolish way
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“I've never seen him so silly! He had a lampshade on his head, and he was thanking people!”
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Silly in a childish way
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“This is neither the time nor place for any of your silly antics.”
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So ludicrous as to be amusing
“Doing a little bit of research before making your decision will prevent you from doing anything silly.”
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Ridiculously trivial or frivolous
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“What was meant to be a serious discussion would degenerate into a session filled with silly gossip.”
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Not in full control of one's faculties
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“He has a tendency to become quite silly after a few drinks.”
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Marked by humor or something that motivates laughter
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Overtly excited to the point of silliness
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Showing no strength of character
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Easily deceived or duped
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Adjective
Thinking about or planning the future with imagination or wisdom
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Expressing or characterized by derision
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Inclined to sob
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Having the characteristics of a sheep
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mumUK
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Prone to giggling
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Characterized by camp or kitsch, especially when deliberate or intentional
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Playful, lively, or flirtatious
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Having a flippant demeanor that is not appreciated under the circumstances
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Worn out, hackneyed
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Characterized by giving love and affection
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Excessively attracted to, in love with, or fond of someone or something
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More than is necessary, normal, or desirable; immoderate
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Adjective
Lamentably bad or poor in quality
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Noun
The class of silly people collectively
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“Come on, silly.”
Adverb
To such a degree that someone is no longer capable of thinking or acting sensibly
“I warned the referee that I would slap him silly if he called another foul on me.”
Adverb
In a silly manner
Interjection
Stupid, dumb
Verb
To frighten or cause fear in
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