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Word: Zany

Zany (Adjective)

Sentence with Context:

Buster Bloodvessel, Bad Manners’ eccentric front man, might be half the man he used to be, but the zany crooner still kicks up a mighty storm of moon-stomping Ska and reggae music.

Source: www.chorley-guardian.co.uk

It all starts on Christmas Eve, when three suicide hotline workers find themselves at the centre of a vortex of rag-tag humanity and have to face increasingly zany situations and eccentric characters, from a Mrs Clause who turns out to be a bag lady to a woefully abject transvestite.

Source: www.institut-francais.org.uk

Meaning: Eccentric; Amusingly unconventional and idiosyncratic

Synonyms

Eccentric, Bizarre, Weird, Peculiar, Odd, Quirky, Crazy, Outlandish, Absurd, Hilarious, Funny, Amusing, Clownish

Antonyms

Conventional, Sensible, Serious

Mnemonic (Memory Aid): How To Remember?

Zany” rhymes with “Crazy“. Imagine a crazy yet funny friend of yours who loves to party and goes all zany after a couple of shots! Remember thus.

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