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We found 39 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word silly:
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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. silly: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. silly: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. silly: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. silly: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. silly: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. silly, silly: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Silly, silly: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. silly: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. silly: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. silly: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. silly: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. silly: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. silly: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. silly: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. silly: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. silly: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. silly: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Silly (band), Silly (disambiguation), Silly (song), Silly: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Silly: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. silly: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. silly: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. silly: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. silly: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Silly: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. silly: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. silly: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. silly: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. silly: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. Silly: The Word Detective [home, info]
  30. silly: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. SILLY: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. silly: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. silly: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. silly: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SILLY: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  2. silly: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Silly [Obama], silly, the silly: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

(Note: See silliness for more definitions.)

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Quick definitions from WordNet (silly)

noun:  a word used for misbehaving children ("Don't be a silly")
adjective:  dazed from or as if from repeated blows ("Knocked silly by the impact")
adjective:  inspiring scornful pity ("How silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years- Dashiell Hammett")
adjective:  pungent adjectives of disesteem ("A silly idea")
adjective:  lacking seriousness; given to frivolity ("Silly giggles")

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Phrases that include silly:   silly season, silly walk, silly string, laughing silly, silly billies, more...

Words similar to silly:   zany, airheaded, cockamamie, cockamamy, dizzy, empty-headed, featherbrained, fool, giddy, goofy, inane, light-headed, pathetic, punch-drunk, ridiculous, sappy, sillier, silliest, sillily, silliness, more...

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