- n a word used for misbehaving children
don't be a silly
- s ludicrous, foolish
a silly idea
- s lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
- s inspiring scornful pity
how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett
- s dazed from or as if from repeated blows
knocked silly by the impact
- He knows that April is the silly season in presidential politics, the moment when candidates involved in a bruising primary battle seem weakest and bloodied, as both Hillary .
- You can instruct the program to pour out "normal silly" or "extra silly" comments--maybe even one sillier than "the tightly woven texture of pigeon flesh.
- Like a rave party for kids, with art segments by Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh and music from bands like The Shins, it's gorgeous-looking silly fun, for adults too.
- Prince Harry in The Spokesman Review
She kissed us last thing at night. Her beaming smile greeted us from school. She laughed hysterically and uncontrollably when sharing something silly she might have said or done that day,Harry said with a mixture of princely composure and...
- Sarah Palin in Politico
Palin said in the statement to POLITICO: "I am so sorry if people took this silly incident the wrong way. I adore John McCain, support him 100 percent and will do everything I can to support his reelection. As everyone knows, I was honored and proud...
- Lewis Hamilton in Sydney Morning Herald
I was driving in an overexuberant manner and as a result was stopped by the police,Hamilton said. "What I did was silly and I want to apologise for it."