Definitions of silly

  1. lacking seriousness; given to frivolity; " a dizzy blonde"; " light- headed teenagers"; " silly giggles"
  2. ( informal terms) " gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"; " wore a goofy hat"; " a silly idea"; " some wacky plan for selling more books"
  3. inspiring scornful pity; " how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett
  4. ( informal) dazed from or as if from repeated blows; " knocked silly by the impact"; " slaphappy with exhaustion"
  5. a word used for misbehaving children; " don't be a silly"
  6. dazed from or as if from repeated blows; " knocked silly by the impact"; " slaphappy with exhaustion"
  7. pungent adjectives of disesteem; " gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"; " wore a goofy hat"; " a silly idea"; " some wacky plan for selling more books"
  8. Happy; fortunate; blessed.
  9. Harmless; innocent; inoffensive.
  10. Weak; helpless; frail.
  11. Rustic; plain; simple; humble.
  12. Weak in intellect; destitute of ordinary strength of mind; foolish; witless; simple; as, a silly woman.
  13. Proceeding from want of understanding or common judgment; characterized by weakness or folly; unwise; absurd; stupid; as, silly conduct; a silly question.
  14. Weak in intellect; lacking good sense; foolish; simple; witless; stupid; absurd.
  15. Sillily.
  16. Silliness.
  17. Sillier.
  18. Silliest.
  19. Simple: harmless: foolish: witless: imprudent: absurd: stupid.
  20. Simple; foolish.
  21. Destitute of ordinary good sense; foolish; stupid.
  22. Weak in intellect; witless; foolish; simple; proceeding from want of judgment; characterised by weakness or folly; unwise.
  23. Weak in intellect; simple; proceeding from want of understanding or judgment; imprudent; indiscreet.

Quotes of silly

  1. I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly You're as old as you feel. – Henri Frederic Amiel
  2. I said, I'm on this TV show and I love doing it, but I don't want to be known always as the silly "Scrubs" guy... So part of me was like, You know what? Life's short. Let's go for it. – Zach Braff
  3. Actually I consider myself a superficially normal looking person who has a vast collection of bizarre silly porn hidden in his basement, as all normal looking people do, and I'm keeping it hidden from everyone in the world except those few people with access to the Internet. – Chris A. Bridges
  4. No, Jar Jar Binks was fine by me but probably went on a little bit too long. When they were in trouble and were battling, it should have been more serious and it became a bit too silly – Jeremy Bulloch
  5. It's silly to keep people alive who have a terrible disease. – Imogen Cunningham
  6. First of all, to defend my work, I had to believe that I am doing a totally silly stupid, innocent comedy. – Milos Forman
  7. Nothing to be done really about animals. Anything you do looks foolish. The answer isn't in us. It's almost as if we're put here on earth to show how silly they aren't. – Russell Hoban
  8. He didn't even have the satisfaction of being killed for civil rights. it had to be some silly little Communist. – Jackie Kennedy
  9. I don't know that I have any role models now that are fixed. Definitely my mom- she's the coolest. She's worked really hard her whole life and I just think she's got a great attitude. Moms just know so much it's so silly – Larisa Oleynik
  10. I believe in America. I'm one of those silly flag wavers. – Paul Prudhomme
  11. Sometimes it is claimed by those who argue that race is just a social construct that the human genome project shows that because people share roughly 99% of their genes in common, that there are no races. This is silly – J. Philippe Rushton
  12. Very few people run around and get amnesia and have comas and come out of them and do all the silly of people have strokes and have comas and come out of them and do all the silly things we do on soaps. – Erika Slezak
  13. You can go from doing something quite silly to something dead serious in the blink of an eye, and if you're making those connections with your audience then they're going to go right along with it. – Bruce Springsteen
  14. I honestly don't understand the big fuss made over nudity and sex in films. It's silly – Sharon Tate

Usage examples for silly

  1. " 'Why, you don't like that, you silly – Views and Reviews by Henry James
  2. It was silly of me to cry. – The Deluge by David Graham Phillips
  3. It struck them as being too silly for anything. – The Tale of Freddie Firefly by Arthur Scott Bailey
  4. It is silly of you, for there is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about. – The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  5. Perhaps it's silly of me, but I can't help it. – The Head Girl at the Gables by Angela Brazil
  6. And I'm not silly if some other people are. – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  7. That letter I wrote you was silly – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  8. " Well, well, you silly girl. – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson
  9. " Why don't you look up, you silly child? – Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard by Eleanor Farjeon
  10. It does look pretty silly Dorrine agreed. – The Penal Cluster by Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
  11. Sylvia Hepburn, thou'rt speaking like a silly child. – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  12. Yes, a silly soft thing. – Commodore Junk by George Manville Fenn
  13. " You are never silly he said. – The Second String by Nat Gould
  14. " No. No. Who put such silly nonsense into your head? – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  15. I only mean that I probably said very silly things. – The White Sister by F. Marion Crawford
  16. Who put that silly idea into your head? – The Sweep Winner by Nat Gould
  17. There is no one but I, indeed, who would be so silly as to marry such a fellow as he. – Abbé Aubain and Mosaics by Prosper Mérimée
  18. Why should you think of me in this silly way? – Red Money by Fergus Hume
  19. Why, if it hadn't been for you I should have been silly enough to have married him. – Stories By English Authors: Germany by Various
  20. So don't you be silly and don't think the worse of me for speaking. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts

Rhymes for silly