adjective, sillier, silliest.
weak-minded or lacking good sense; stupid or foolish:
a silly writer.
absurd; ridiculous; irrational:
a silly idea.
He knocked me silly.
Cricket. (of a fielder or the fielder’s playing position) extremely close to the batsman’s wicket:
silly mid off.
Archaic. rustic; plain; homely.
Archaic. weak; helpless.
Obsolete. lowly in rank or state; humble.
noun, plural sillies.
Informal. a silly or foolish person:
Don’t be such a silly.
adjective -lier, -liest
lacking in good sense; absurd
frivolous, trivial, or superficial
dazed, as from a blow
(obsolete) homely or humble
(modifier) (cricket) (of a fielding position) near the batsman’s wicket: silly mid-on
(informal) Also called silly-billy, (pl) -lies. a foolish person
noun 1. a clownish person.
Trademark. 1. a brand of children’s claylike modeling substance that can be shaped, stretched, rolled into a ball and bounced, etc.
noun 1. a time of year, usually in midsummer or during a holiday period, characterized by exaggerated news stories, frivolous entertainments, outlandish publicity stunts, etc.: The new movie reminds us that the silly season is here. silly season noun 1. (Brit) a period, usually during the hot summer months, when journalists fill space reporting on […]
noun, Canadian Slang. 1. a left-handed person.