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Deeper English — Other Ways to Say “Silly”

The “nutty” side of learning a language (well there’s one)

Jane Almon

Other ways? Don’t be silly. This fun word is perfect for when someone is being playful or not taking things seriously. The impression is of childish behavior, which can be a good or bad thing depending on the situation. Silly almost always has the connotation of being funny or comedic too…

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