Synonyms for silly

Synonyms for (noun) silly

Synonyms: silly

Definition: a word used for misbehaving children

Usage: don't be a silly

Similar words: child, shaver, small fry, tike, tiddler, tyke, fry, minor, nestling, nipper, kid, youngster

Definition: a young person of either sex

Usage: she writes books for children; they're just kids; `tiddler' is a British term for youngster

Synonyms for (adj) silly

Synonyms: slaphappy, silly, punch-drunk

Definition: dazed from or as if from repeated blows

Usage: knocked silly by the impact; slaphappy with exhaustion

Similar words: confused

Definition: mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently

Usage: the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused

Synonyms: ridiculous, pathetic, silly

Definition: inspiring scornful pity

Usage: how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years- Dashiell Hammett

Similar words: undignified

Definition: lacking dignity

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

Definition: lacking seriousness; given to frivolity

Usage: a dizzy blonde; light-headed teenagers; silly giggles

Similar words: frivolous

Definition: not serious in content or attitude or behavior

Usage: a frivolous novel; a frivolous remark; a frivolous young woman

Synonyms: wacky, whacky, zany, goofy, cockamamie, cockamamy, sappy, silly

Definition: ludicrous, foolish

Usage: gave me a cockamamie reason for not going; wore a goofy hat; a silly idea; some wacky plan for selling more books

Similar words: foolish

Definition: devoid of good sense or judgment

Usage: foolish remarks; a foolish decision

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