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1. silly

adjective. ['ˈsɪli'] ludicrous, foolish.

Synonyms

  • wacky
  • zany
  • foolish
  • sappy
  • cockamamy
  • whacky
  • cockamamie

Antonyms

  • majority
  • senior
  • sane
  • humorless

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Rhymes with Silly

  • alfavilli
  • fusilli
  • chantilly
  • vassily
  • vanilli
  • camilli
  • twilley
  • swilley
  • stilley
  • smyly
  • smylie
  • smillie
  • smilie
  • grilli
  • frilly
  • friley
  • crilly
  • crilley
  • briley
  • achille
  • wyllie
  • willy
  • willie
  • willi
  • willey
  • villi
  • tilly
  • tillie
  • tilley
  • shiley

How do you pronounce silly?

Pronounce silly as ˈsɪli.

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Sentences with silly


1. Adverb
Avoid silly games that might cause embarrassment among workers or games that point out obvious problems in the workplace.

2. Adjective
Use silly putty or poster putty to keep the stone from moving around while drilling.

Quotes about silly


1. I heard what you said. I’m not the silly romantic you think. I don’t want the heavens or the shooting stars. I don’t want gemstones or gold. I have those things already. I want…a steady hand. A kind soul. I want to fall asleep, and wake, knowing my heart is safe. I want to love, and be loved.
- Shana Abe

2. Easter may seem boring to children, and it is blessedly unencumbered by the silly fun that plagues Christmas. Yet it contains the one thing needful for every human life: the good news of Resurrection.
- Frederica Mathewes-Green

3. Part of me really wants to believe that hope is entirely available to all of us. We don't have to embrace it. It would be sentimental and silly to say that we all need it, but it is absolutely available to all of us.
- Colum McCann

2. silly

adjective. ['ˈsɪli'] lacking seriousness; given to frivolity.

Synonyms

  • featherbrained
  • giddy
  • dizzy
  • frivolous
  • light-headed
  • empty-headed
  • lightheaded

Antonyms

  • ancestor
  • unlimited
  • major
  • unpardonable

3. silly

adjective. ['ˈsɪli'] inspiring scornful pity.

Synonyms

  • undignified
  • ridiculous

Antonyms

  • male offspring
  • female offspring
  • parent

4. silly

adjective. ['ˈsɪli'] dazed from or as if from repeated blows.

Synonyms

  • punch-drunk
  • slaphappy

Antonyms

  • adult
  • woman
  • cool

5. silly

noun. ['ˈsɪli'] a word used for misbehaving children.

Synonyms

  • tiddler
  • tike
  • fry
  • youngster
  • nipper
  • child
  • tyke
  • nestling
  • small fry
  • minor
  • kid

Antonyms

  • well-advised
  • politic
  • advisable
  • smart
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