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showing or marked by a lack of good sense or judgment
  • a zany plan to drive cross-country on a motorized scooter

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zany

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1 a comically dressed performer (as at a circus) who entertains with playful tricks and ridiculous behavior
  • hired a zany to entertain the children at the birthday party

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2 a person of odd or whimsical habits
  • one of the challenges of hosting a radio call-in program is preventing the zanies from completely taking over the discussion

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“Zany.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/zany. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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