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silly
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
silly /'sili/
  • tính từ
    • ngờ nghệch, ngớ ngẩn, khờ dại
      • to say silly things: nói điều ngớ ngẩn
    • choáng váng, mê mẩn
      • to knock somebody silly: đánh ai choáng váng
      • to go silly over a woman: quá say mê một người đàn bà
    • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) ngây thơ; đơn giản, giản dị; yếu đuối
    • the silly season
      • mùa bàn chuyện dớ dẩn (vào tháng 8, tháng 9, lúc báo chí thiếu tin phải bàn chuyện dớ dẩn)
  • danh từ
    • (thông tục) người ngờ nghệch, người ngớ ngẩn, người khờ dại
Concise Dictionary
sillier|silliest|sillies'sɪlɪ
noun
+a word used for misbehaving children
adj.
+ludicrous, foolish
+lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
+inspiring scornful pity
+dazed from or as if from repeated blows

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
1 senseless, nonsensical, absurd, ridiculous, ludicrous, laughable, risible, asinine, inane, preposterous, idiotic, childish, puerile, foolish, foolhardy, irresponsible, unreasonable, illogical, irrational, pointless, fatuous, stupid, unwise, imbecilic, crazy, mad, insane:
It would be silly to pay for it if you can get it for nothing.
2 stunned, stupefied, daze, giddy, dizzy, muzzy, benumbed:
Culley said something rude and the girl knocked him silly with a karate chop.
n.
3 fool, nincompoop, idiot, dunce, ninny, halfwit, simpleton, numskull or numbskull, dim-wit, booby, dolt, jackass, twit, dolt, blockhead, bonehead, nitwit, ignoramus, clod, US thimble-wit, Colloq dope, dummy, knuckle-head, goose, drip, silly billy, Brit clot, Slang US and Canadian jerk, nerd:
Warren is such a silly to spend so much money on a girl who cares nothing for him.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, noun
+ adjective (sillier, silliest)
1 showing a lack of thought, understanding or judgement
Synonym: FOOLISH
a silly idea / question + That was a silly thing to do! + Her work is full of silly mistakes. + 'I can walk home.' 'Don't be silly-it's much too far!' + You silly boy! + How silly of me to expect them to help!
2 stupid or embarrassing, especially in a way that is more typical of a child than an adult
Synonym: RIDICULOUS
a silly sense of humour + a silly game / joke + I feel silly in these clothes. + She had a silly grin on her face. + (especially BrE) I got it for a silly price (= very cheap).
silliness noun [U]: Stop this silliness and get back to work!
Idioms: drink, laugh, shout, etc. yourself silly (informal) to drink, laugh, shout, etc. so much that you cannot behave in a sensible way
play silly buggers (BrE, informal) to behave in a stupid and annoying way: Stop playing silly buggers and give me a hand with this!
more at GAME n.
+ noun (also less frequent silly billy) [sing.] (spoken) often used when speaking to children to say that they are not behaving in a sensible way: No, silly, those aren't your shoes!
Collocation Dictionary
adj

VERBS

be, feel, look, seem, sound | become, get
Stop it now, you two?this is getting silly!

ADV.

bloody
(taboo),
damn/damned, downright, extremely, incredibly, really, remarkably, very
a really silly question
| a bit, a little, pretty, quite, rather


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