Synonyms for Zany:


dumb (adjective)
funny, madcap, witty.
foolish (adjective)
absurd, cockamamy, crazy, harebrained, imbecilic, insane, jerky, lunatic, mad, moronic, preposterous, silly, unreasonable, dippy, tomfool.
ludicrous (adjective)
funny, laughable, nonsensical, risible.
lunatic (adjective)
zany (adjective)
clownish, comical, fool, foolish, goofy, humorous, madcap, witty.


hilarious, hysterical, playful, priceless, wry. amusing, comic, comical, droll, funny, laughable, laughter, risible. ability, absurd, cockeyed, crazy, dopey, harebrained, idiotic, imbecilic, insane, jerky, knowledge, lunatic, mad, moronic, nonsensical, preposterous, softheaded, tomfool, unearthly, dippy. card, comedian, humorist, jester, joker, jokester, wag, wit, funnyman, quipster, farceur. buffoon (noun)
bozo, droll.
clown (noun)
jokester, quipster.
wag (noun)
zany (noun)
bozo, buffoonish, clowlike, clownish, cockamamie, cockamamy, comedian, comic, cuckoo, fathead, fool, foolish, goof, goofy, goose, humorist, humorous, humourous, jester, joker, sappy, silly, twat, unreasonable, wacky, wag, whacky, farceur.

Other synonyms:

humorist, jerky, jokester, risible, softheaded, funnyman, dippy, quipster, farceur. absurd, cockeyed, comedian, comic, comical, droll, funny, harebrained, imbecilic, jester, laughable, moronic, nonsensical, preposterous. amusing, card, dopey, idiotic, joker, lunatic. crazy, insane, unearthly. mad. wit. Other relevant words:
ability, absurd, amusing, card, cockeyed, comedian, comic, comical, crazy, dopey, droll, funny, harebrained, hilarious, humorist, hysterical, idiotic, imbecilic, insane, jerky, jester, joker, jokester, knowledge, laughable, laughter, lunatic, mad, madcap, moronic, nonsensical, playful, preposterous, priceless, risible, softheaded, tomfool, unearthly, wag, wit, witty, wry, funnyman, dippy, quipster, farceur.

Usage examples for zany

  1. I'll teach thee: thou shalt like my zany be, And feign to do my cunning after me. – The Age of Shakespeare by Algernon Charles Swinburne
  2. She'll not compromise herself with a zany like you, anyhow, that I'll warrant. – The Light of Scarthey by Egerton Castle
  3. To see him stand a- hammering and stammering like a zany But what signifies apologies, if they won't mend old Chaney! – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood