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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 za·ny /ˈzeni/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Za·ny n.; pl. Zanies   A merry-andrew; a buffoon.
 Then write that I may follow, and so be
 Thy echo, thy debtor, thy foil, thy zany.   --Donne.
    Preacher at once, and zany of thy age.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Za·ny v. t. To mimic.  [Obs.]
 Your part is acted; give me leave at distance
 To zany it.   --Massinger.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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" [syn:
             cockamamie, cockamamy, goofy, sappy, silly,
             wacky, whacky, unreasonable]
      2: like a clown; "a buffoonish walk"; "a clownish face"; "a
         zany sense of humor" [syn: buffoonish, clownish, clowlike]
      n 1: a buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for
           ludicrous effect
      2: a man who is a stupid incompetent fool [syn: fathead, goof,
          goofball, bozo, jackass, goose, cuckoo, twat]
      [also: zaniest, zanier]