Noun(1) a word used for misbehaving children
Adjective(1) ludicrous, foolish(2) lacking seriousness; given to frivolity(3) inspiring scornful pity(4) dazed from or as if from repeated blows
(1) She would guide me through the difficult parts and ridicule my silly mistakes.(2) she laughed herself silly(3) Monday's story in the Wall Street Journal about Academy DVD screeners and their vulnerability to piracy was slightly silly .(4) You really think I'm supposed to marry you on the spot right now just because you answered some silly trivia question?(5) I felt slightly silly as I remained in my chair, watching everyone dancing and having fun.(6) What I can't understand is why we just can't leave people to live their lives in peace, unscathed by our silly , ridiculous prejudices.(7) don't be silly!(8) The experiments were trivial, downright silly you may say, but the theoretical implications may be profound.(9) Yes, it is all a bit familiar - but, sadly, nowhere near as delightfully absurd and unrepentantly silly as the Ghostbusters movies.(10) It's a deeply silly and trivial entertainment cheerfully devoid of any nutritional or calorific value whatever.(11) The cartoons inject humour, while the writing is crystal-clear and direct - it never relies on silly jokes and is never patronising.(12) He drank himself silly and had to take a cab home.(13) And while the occasional privacy violation seems trivial, perhaps even silly to some readers, these abuses really do add up over time.(14) None of these cost much or had much relevance but collectively, in a period where morale was weak, they were silly , petty little annoyances that were easy to avoid.(15) We will always end up looking slightly silly , because we will be dealing with them after the event, when all the protagonists have run for cover and it is very difficult to get to the basis of what happened.(16) you'd be silly to sell it
(1) silly goose :: dom gans
1. foolish ::
2. unwise ::
4. senseless ::
5. pathetic ::
6. punch-drunk ::
7. wacky ::
1. serious ::
2. sober ::
Different Formssillies, silly
Word Example from TV Shows
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Anyway, I know it's SILLY,
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 19
No, no, no. You are my boyfriend.
Nothing you do is SILLY to me.
The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 17
and it'’s SILLY
to hold a grudge.
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 4
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 22
Don't be SILLY.
I borrowed one of your pillowcases.
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 2
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: silly
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