Synonyms of zany


1. zany, clown, buffoon, goof, goofball, merry andrew

usage: a buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect

2. fathead, goof, goofball, bozo, jackass, goose, cuckoo, twat, zany, fool, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfool

usage: a man who is a stupid incompetent fool


1. cockamamie, cockamamy, goofy, sappy, silly, wacky, whacky, zany, foolish (vs. wise)

usage: ludicrous, foolish; "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"; "wore a goofy hat"; "a silly idea"; "some wacky plan for selling more books"

2. buffoonish, clownish, clownlike, zany, humorous (vs. humorless), humourous

usage: like a clown; "a buffoonish walk"; "a clownish face"; "a zany sense of humor"

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Definition and meaning of zany (Dictionary)