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adjective (silli, er)
  1. foolish, showing a lack of good sense and wisdom.
I made a very silly mistake.
  1. irresponsible, showing irresponsible behaviors.
What a silly kid, he's always getting in trouble.
  1. playful, giggly.
The newlyweds called each other silly little nicknames.
  1. half-conscious.
The impact of the ball knocked him silly.
  1. (cricket) of a fielding position, very close to the batsman; closer than short
  2. (pejorative) simple, not intelligent, refined.
John was prosperous and his helpless, silly father could be of no use to him.
Translations: 
  • German: albern
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, half-conscious)
adverb (silli, er)
  1. until the point of distraction
bored . very very very foolish
Translations: (trans-top, until the point of distraction)
(trans-mid)
(trans-bottom) --> Etymology: síliÄ


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