The proliferation of zany burger toppings came next as an inevitable by-product of the high-end burger fad.
It's all very madcap and zany, anarchic in a way familiar to any contemporary viewer of late-night TV made decades later.
He made only a brief, humorous reference to Mitt having called him “zany.”
That these terms happen, however, to be such wishy-washy ones—"cute, interesting, zany"—seems depressing.
Romney then attacked him for his impractical ideas: “He has been unreliable … and zany.”
The zany at the circus can go through no more clownish tricks than the chat.
The zany was progenitor to the specialist in humor, as we to-day have the unhappiness to know him.
It remains to discover why “the Preacher” became “the zany.”
In the zany we see an example of creation; in the humorist, of transmission.
When the zany in the pantomime hides the red-hot poker in his pocket, he cauterizes his person.
comic performer, 1580s, from French zani, from Italian zani, zanni "a zany, clown," originally Zanni, Venetian dialect variant of Gianni, pet form of Giovanni "John." A stock character in old comedies, he aped the principal actors.
1869, from zany (n.). Related: Zanily; zaniness.
Amusingly or ridiculously strange (1918+)