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How Do You Spell ZANY?

Correct spelling for the English word "zany" is [z_ˈeɪ_n_ɪ], [zˈe͡ɪnɪ], [zˈe‍ɪnɪ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Plural form of ZANY is ZANIES

Definition of ZANY

  1. (Hist.) attendant clown awkwardly mimicking chief clown in shows, merry-andrew; (mod.) person given to buffoonery, foolish jester, half-witted person. [French]

Anagrams of ZANY

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Common Misspellings for ZANY

Below is the list of 136 misspellings for the word "zany".

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Usage Examples for ZANY

  1. And now me thinks we ape Augustus state, So ugly we his high worth imitate, Monkey his godlike glories; so that we Keep light and form with such deformitie, As I have seen an arrogant baboon With a small piece of glasse zany the sun. - "Lucasta" by Richard Lovelace
  2. Before the curtain stood a Milanese quack, dressed like a noble gentleman, with sword and plumed hat, and rehearsing his cures in stentorian tones, while his zany, in the short mask and green- and- white habit of Brighella, cracked jokes and turned hand- springs for the diversion of the vulgar. - "The Valley of Decision" by Edith Wharton
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