Origin of zany
OTHER WORDS FROM zanyza·ni·ly, adverbza·ni·ness, za·ny·ism, nounza·ny·ish, adjective
How to use zany in a sentence
Lest you think the sea shanty’s newfound popularity is a fluke, I might point you to the zany genius of Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys, one of the all-time musical greats.Sea shanties show TikTok is the global proving grounds for culture|Robert Hackett|January 19, 2021|Fortune
At home, Dad was the rock of our zany and complicated family, the anchor who kept us from running aground as we navigated rough waters.
But for all its madcap zaniness, Woke Up Lonely easily refutes the idea that the novel is a staid, obsolete form of writing.
Gingrich Restrains His Zaniness Newt confesses that he's been editing his words in an effort not to appear to be "zany."
But whatever her professions of zaniness, lately Barrymore has seemed awfully grown up.