Humorous and Zany


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Humorous adjective – Causing or intended to cause laughter.
Usage example: “most humorous costume” went to the girl dressed as Little Bo Peep

Zany is a synonym for humorous in hilarious topic. In some cases you can use "Zany" instead an adjective "Humorous", when it comes to topics like laughter.
Nearby Words: humor, humoring, humour, humored, humorist
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Zany adjective – Like a clown.
Usage example: a zany sense of humor

Humorous is a synonym for zany in crazy topic. You can use "Humorous" instead an adjective "Zany", if it concerns topics such as laughter.
Synonyms for Zany

Things that words describes

character humorous character zany character
style humorous style zany style
twist humorous twist zany twist
series humorous series zany series
Other nouns: situation, episode, way, characters, game, story, parody, elements, ways, stories, antics, scenes, situations, moments.

Both words in one sentence

  • Anime / Pokémon Lighter and Softer: Generally speaking, the tone of the anime is more zany and humorous than the games that it's based on, even though the games are pretty light to begin with.
  • Pinky: Oh, believe me, Brain, to a human, our nightly exploits would be a humorous diversion that would magically transmute the dreary workaday world into a fanciful realm of zany hijinks!
  • Gorillaz pulls a not-so subtle variation in their story canon, which started out as a zany and darkly humorous setup but got noticeably darker in the second and third phases.
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