silly

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Positive
silly

Comparative
sillier

Superlative
silliest

  1. If something is silly, it shows that somebody didn't think about it carefully.
    Sometimes I called her "Mommy Ruby", even if it sounded silly.
    People get excited about the silliest things.
    "Do you remember?" "What a silly question! Of course I remember."
  2. If something is silly, it's not important or serious.
    I was making silly little jokes and she was laughing.
  3. If you are silly, you don't think about things carefully or you are not serious.
    Sometimes it's hard to believe how silly students can be.

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