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Definitions of silly:
  • noun:   a word used for misbehaving children
    Example: "Don't be a silly"
  • adjective:   dazed from or as if from repeated blows
    Example: "Knocked silly by the impact"
  • adjective:   inspiring scornful pity
    Example: "How silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years- Dashiell Hammett"
  • adjective:   pungent adjectives of disesteem
    Example: "A silly idea"
  • adjective:   lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
    Example: "Silly giggles"

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