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March 24, 2023

Word of the Day: Zany

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Word of the Day
: March 24, 2023

\ZAY-nee\ noun

What It Means

A zany is a person who acts like a buffoon to amuse others, or one who is generally foolish or eccentric. Zany also has a more specific sense that refers to a type of clown or acrobat in old comedies.

// My brother's friends are an unpredictable bunch of zanies.

// The production was bolstered by a talented crew of zanies.

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