adjective, sil·li·er, sil·li·est.
noun, plural sil·lies.
Words nearby silly
Origin of silly
SYNONYMS FOR silly
ANTONYMS FOR silly
OTHER WORDS FROM sillysil·li·ly, adverbsil·li·ness, nounun·sil·ly, adjective
Examples from the Web for sillily
I like letting my faculties live till night in a deshabille; let us talk easily and sillily of the affairs of the day.Devereux, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Ministers have acted most sillily in breaking up the burgher volunteers in large towns.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume V (of 10)|John Gibson Lockhart
And so he stood, sillily smiling, until Richard Travis arose from his desk and came forward to meet her.The Bishop of Cottontown|John Trotwood Moore
I was quite taken aback, and before I could find myself had sillily stammered, “I—I am a gentleman.”The Sea-Wolf|Jack London