zany

[ zey-nee ]SEE DEFINITION OF zany

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The zany was progenitor to the specialist in humor, as we to-day have the unhappiness to know him.

In the zany we see an example of creation; in the humorist, of transmission.

They sometimes acted the part of a fool or zany (morio), or of a madman.

The explanation of it was that the Shawanoe was a zany or lunatic.

Boswell's Tour of the Hebrides was "the story of a mountebank and his zany."

It remains to discover why “the Preacher” became “the Zany.”

So I simply informed Pomponne that he was a zany, and left the house.

Zany left a large circle of sorrowing friends, if not relatives.

When the zany in the pantomime hides the red-hot poker in his pocket, he cauterizes his person.

ZANY, an inferior clown, who attended upon the chief fool and mimicked his tricks.

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