silly

  • 1 Silly — steht für: Silly (Band), eine deutsche Band Silly ist der Name folgender geographischer Objekte: Silly (Belgien), eine Stadt in Belgien Silly (Burkina Faso), eine Gemeinde und ein Departement in Burkina Faso Silly en Gouffern, eine Gemeinde im… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 2 Silly — Datos generales Origen Berlín Este (RDA) Información artística …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 3 Silly — Sil ly, a. [Compar. {Sillier}; superl. {Silliest}.] [OE. seely, sely, AS. s?lig, ges?lig, happy, good, fr. s?l, s?l, good, happy, s?l good fortune, happines; akin to OS. s[=a]lig, a, good, happy, D. zalig blessed, G. selig, OHG. s[=a]l[=i]g, Icel …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 silly — [sil′ē] adj. sillier, silliest [ME seli, sili (with shortened vowel), good, blessed, innocent < OE sælig, happy, prosperous, blessed (akin to Ger selig, blessed) < sæl, happiness < IE base * sel , favorable, in good spirits (> Gr… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 silly — O.E. gesælig happy (related to sæl happiness ), from W.Gmc. *sæligas (Cf. O.N. sæll happy, Goth. sels good, kindhearted, O.S. salig, M.Du. salich, O.H.G. salig, Ger. selig blessed, happy, blissful ), from PIE root …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 Silly — Silly, in addition to its dictionary definitions, may refer to: * Silly, Belgium, a town in Belgium * Silly (band), an East German rock group from the 1970s …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 Silly — Le nom est surtout porté dans l Eure et Loir. Il désigne celui qui est originaire de Silly (ou Sillé), nom de plusieurs communes et de divers hameaux. Dans cette région, on pensera notamment à la commune de Silly en Gouffern (61). Sens probable… …

    Noms de famille

  • 8 silly — ► ADJECTIVE (sillier, silliest) 1) lacking in common sense or judgement; foolish. 2) trivial or frivolous. 3) Cricket denoting fielding positions very close to the batsman: silly mid on. ► NOUN (pl. sillies) informal ▪ …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 Silly — Silly, Dorf im Arrondissement Soignies der belgischen Provinz Hennegau; 2600 Ew …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 silly — index fatuous, frivolous, inept (inappropriate), ludicrous, puerile, superficial, vacuous Burton s Legal …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 silly — 1 *simple, foolish, fatuous, asinine Analogous words: *irrational, unreasonable: *stupid, slow, dull, dense, crass, dumb: vacuous, *empty 2 *foolish, absurd, preposterous …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 silly — [adj] absurd, giddy, foolish asinine, balmy, brainless, childish, crazy, dippy*, dizzy*, empty, empty headed*, fatuous, featherbrained*, flighty, foolhardy, frivolous, harebrained*, idiotic, ignorant, illogical, immature, imprudent, inane,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 silly — I UK [ˈsɪlɪ] / US adjective Word forms silly : adjective silly comparative sillier superlative silliest ** 1) a) showing that you are not intelligent, not serious, not thinking carefully etc a silly mistake It sounds a bit silly to me. b) used… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 silly — sil|ly1 [ sıli ] adjective ** ▸ 1 not intelligent ▸ 2 not serious/important ▸ 3 inappropriate ▸ 4 not deserving respect ▸ 5 unable to be sensible 1. ) showing that you are not intelligent, not serious, not thinking carefully, etc.: a silly… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 Silly — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Silly », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Silly peut désigner : Patronyme François… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 16 silly — sil|ly1 S3 [ˈsıli] adj comparative sillier superlative silliest [: Old English; Origin: sAlig happy ] 1.) not sensible, or showing bad judgment ▪ Stop asking silly questions. ▪ You made a lot of silly mistakes . ▪ I left my keys at home, which… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 silly —    In modern use ‘silly’ normally means foolish, lacking in common sense. In earlier times it meant deserving of pity, or defenceless. Shakespeare’s reference to silly women in Two Gentlemen of Verona is to be interpreted in the latter sense.… …

    A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • 18 silly — 1 adjective 1 not sensible, showing bad judgment: This may sound like a silly question, but what is the point of this exercise? | a silly thing to do/say: I left my keys at home, which was a pretty silly thing to do. see shame 1 2 stupid in a… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 Silly Ho — Infobox Single Name = Silly ho Artist = TLC Album = Fanmail Released = December 1998 Format = Promo single Recorded = 1998 Genre = Electropop, R B Length = 4:15 Label = LaFace Writer = Dallas Austin Producer = Dallas Austin Last single = Diggin… …

    Wikipedia

  • 20 silly — [[t]sɪ̱li[/t]] sillier, silliest 1) ADJ GRADED If you say that someone or something is silly, you mean that they are foolish, childish, or ridiculous. My best friend tells me that I am silly to be upset about this... You silly boy; why did you… …

    English dictionary


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