Madcap and Zany


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Madcap noun – A person who seeks out very dangerous or foolhardy adventures with no apparent fear.
Zany is a synonym for madcap. In some cases you can use "Zany" instead the word "Madcap" as a noun or an adjective. popular alternative
Synonyms for Madcap


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Zany noun – A comically dressed performer (as at a circus) who entertains with playful tricks and ridiculous behavior.
Usage example: hired a zany to entertain the children at the birthday party

Madcap is a synonym for zany in crazy topic. You can use "Madcap" instead the word "Zany" as a noun or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as mad, person who is wildly funny. popular alternative
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  • Film / The Sitter However, what should normally be a simple trek through New York City turns into a zany, madcap misadventure Noah wasn't expecting.This film has the examples of: Affably Evil: Karl keeps track of his best friends, and cites Noah as his 8th best friend, despite having his egg stolen.
  • Film / The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming A classic zany madcap comedy much like It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.
  • Or how about the zany madcap jaunt about a geek and his robot girlfriend that ends with Buffy finding her mother's dead body?
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