Idiot and Zany


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Idiot noun – A stupid person.
Usage example: only an idiot would invest in a company just because a casual acquaintance recommended it

Zany and idiot are semantically related In some cases you can use "Zany" instead a noun "Idiot".
Nearby Words: idiotic, idiom, idiocy, idiotically
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Zany noun – A comically dressed performer (as at a circus) who entertains with playful tricks and ridiculous behavior.
Idiot and zany are semantically related in person who is wildly funny topic. Sometimes you can use "Idiot" instead a noun "Zany".
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  • This story provides examples of: An Aesop: If you don't like your friend's mouse-meat pies, you should just tell her instead of concocting a Zany Scheme that will result in you looking like an idiot.
  • Series / Hogan's Heroes This gives them time to pull off their Zany Scheme while the Germans are diving for cover.Klink: This parachutist is an idiot!
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