Ridiculous and Zany


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Ridiculous adjective – Causing or intended to cause laughter.
Usage example: a movie comedian who has perfected the ridiculous pratfall

Zany and ridiculous are semantically related in laughable topic. In some cases you can use "Zany" instead an adjective "Ridiculous".
Nearby Words: ridicule, ridiculed, ridiculousness, ridiculing, ridiculously
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Zany adjective – Showing or marked by a lack of good sense or judgment.
Usage example: a zany plan to drive cross-country on a motorized scooter

Ridiculous and zany are semantically related in eccentric topic. Sometimes you can use "Ridiculous" instead an adjective "Zany".
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Things that words describes

character ridiculous character zany character
series ridiculous series zany series
situation ridiculous situation zany situation
way ridiculous way zany way
Other nouns: characters, level, story, hair, ways, ideas, stories, antics, expressions, theories, stunts, explanations, situations.

Both words in one sentence

  • This trope, being over-used, is often subverted by having the character to whom the zany scheme is proposed simply shoot the whole thing down as ridiculous, and switch to another plot.
    Source: Zany Scheme
  • Missing Steps Plan In the episode where Ed makes a scam, the plan goes from zany to ridiculous and disjointed.
  • No matter what zany, impossible, or downright idiotic scheme Gomez invests in, he always comes out willing to invest in the next ridiculous idea.
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