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I actually think that 'Bandbox,' by far the silliest of my books, is the best constructed of them.
Thomas Mallon

Meaning of "silliest" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SILLIEST

silliest  [ˈsɪlɪɪst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SILLIEST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Silliest is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SILLIEST


clerkliest
ˈklɑːklɪɪst
costliest
ˈkɒstlɪɪst
courtliest
ˈkɔːtlɪɪst
crumbliest
ˈkrʌmblɪɪst
deadliest
ˈdedlɪɪst
earliest
ˈɜːlɪɪst
fleshliest
ˈfleʃlɪɪst
friendliest
ˈfrendlɪɪst
goodliest
ˈɡʊdlɪɪst
holiest
ˈhəʊlɪɪst
jolliest
ˈdʒɒlɪɪst
liveliest
ˈlaɪvlɪɪst
lowliest
ˈləʊlɪɪst
mealiest
ˈmiːlɪɪst
queenliest
ˈkwiːnlɪɪst
rallyist
ˈrælɪɪst
roiliest
ˈrɔɪlɪɪst
scaliest
ˈskeɪlɪɪst
smelliest
ˈsmelɪɪst
stateliest
ˈsteɪtlɪɪst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SILLIEST

silky
silky oak
silky terrier
sill
sillabub
silladar
siller
sillibub
sillier
sillies
sillily
sillimanite
silliness
Sillitoe
sillock
Sills
silly
silly money
silly season
silly-billy

WORDS THAT END LIKE SILLIEST

artiest
at the earliest
bubbliest
burliest
chilliest
curliest
godliest
grizzliest
homeliest
kindliest
kingliest
loneliest
loveliest
manliest
oiliest
sightliest
sliest
timeliest
ugliest
wiliest
worldliest

Synonyms and antonyms of silliest in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SILLIEST»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «silliest» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of silliest

Translation of «silliest» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SILLIEST

Find out the translation of silliest to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of silliest from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «silliest» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

最愚蠢的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

más tonta
570 millions of speakers

English

silliest
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

silliest
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أشد سخافة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

глупая
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

silliest
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

silliest
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

plus bête
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Silliest
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

dümmsten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

最も馬鹿馬鹿しい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

어리석은
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Silliest
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngớ ngẩn nhất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

silliest
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Silliest
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aptalca
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

più sciocco
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

najgłupszy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дурна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

prostesc
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

silliest
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

silliest
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

silliest
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tåpeligste
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of silliest

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SILLIEST»

The term «silliest» is regularly used and occupies the 94.596 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SILLIEST» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about silliest

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6 QUOTES WITH «SILLIEST»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word silliest.
1
Eric Andre
I used to be a Geico Caveman for live events. I was a corporate mascot. It was the silliest job. It was actually awesome and fun, but it was retarded.
2
Pearl Bailey
When you're young, the silliest notions seem the greatest achievements.
3
Salma Hayek
If you're feeling blue, lock yourself in a room, stand in front of a mirror, and dance - and laugh at yourself and be sexy. Dance the silliest and ugliest you've ever danced. Make fun of yourself and try to recover your sense of humor.
4
Rudyard Kipling
The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.
5
Thomas Mallon
I actually think that 'Bandbox,' by far the silliest of my books, is the best constructed of them.
6
Madeleine Stowe
Because of the tension and difficulty, I remember trying to do the silliest things when we weren't rolling cameras, anything to lift the spirits. But once on set, it was important to have full concentration.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SILLIEST»

Discover the use of silliest in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to silliest and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Kids' Silliest Riddles
Collects themed riddles and jokes having to do with picnics, the beach, and food.
Jacqueline Horsfall, 2003
2
The Silliest Joke Book Ever
A hilariously funny book containing hundreds of jokes on every subject under the sun, as well as the favourite jokes of famous celebrities.
Various, 2003
3
My cat, the silliest cat in the world
An artist describes the activities of his cat, not seeming to notice that his pet strongly resembles an elephant.
Gilles Bachelet, 2006
4
Jokelopedia: The Biggest, Best, Silliest, Dumbest Joke Book Ever
Here are doctor jokes, robber jokes, teacher jokes, why-did-the-chicken-cross-the-road jokes. Lightbulb jokes, movie star jokes, gross-out jokes, vampire jokes, elephant jokes.
Ilana Weitzman, 2009
5
Dogs Do the Silliest Things
This attractive little book presents an often charming, always hilarious collection of dog photos, each accompanied by a witty adage or a clever observation by a well-known personality.
Alexandra Ortolja-Baird, 2004
6
When the Silliest Cat Was Small
Unaware that his pet cat is actually an elephant, the author describes how he selected his "kitten" and recounts their first days together at home. By the author of My Cat, the Silliest Cat in the World.
Gilles Bachelet, 2007
7
Remove Child Before Folding: The 101 Stupidest, Silliest, ...
WARNING: THIS BOOK MAY CAUSE HYSTERICAL LAUGHTER. In the hallowed literary tradition of The Darwin Awards and Headlines comes this mind-boggling collection of the most outrageous warning labels ever slapped onto perfectly good products.
Bob Dorigo Jones, 2009
8
Kids' Silliest Knock-Knocks
Offers a collection of knock-knock jokes in alphabetical order.
Jacqueline Horsfall, 2005
9
Super Silliest Riddles
Collects hundreds of very silly illustrated riddles.
Chris Tait, Jacqueline Horsfall, Morrie Gallant, 2007
10
Kids' Silliest Jokes
A collection of jokes, riddles, and knock-knocks on such subjects as bath and bedtime, ghosts, animals, food, sports, and monsters.
Jacqueline Horsfall, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SILLIEST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term silliest is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The silliest answers contestants have given on 'Family Feud'
WE GET that they're under a lot of pressure with the crowd and the cameras and the lights ... but some of the contestants' answers on Family Feud have been ... «NEWS.com.au, Jul 15»
2
Buzzfeed v Leigh Sales: anatomy of possibly the silliest media non …
Buzzfeed got a better seat than a senior ABC journalist at Bill Shorten's royal commission appearance. If you've missed the story so far, catch up here. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
Top 10 silliest sporting injuries
After Rory McIlroy announced he had injured himself playing football, we looked at other sports players who had been left sidelined by incidents that occurred ... «Eurosport.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
Is This The World's Silliest Podcast?
John: What do you say to people who claim your show is the world's silliest podcast? John: Bing ting fning gring ling ping ting ning bing qing zing pling. «Huffington Post UK, Jun 15»
5
Taking Note | The Silliest Things Republican Contenders Are Saying …
Here's a sampling of this week's silliness. What's really remarkable is that it does not include Senator Ted Cruz. Rand Paul: “You and I shouldn't leave this next ... «New York Times, May 15»
6
The Silliest Onesies Of Mysteryland 2015
Onesies are only really acceptable in a few situations — 1. If you're on Miley Cyrus' Instagram account, 2. If you are a child in footsie pajamas, and 3. If you're at ... «MTV.com, May 15»
7
#MyKidCantEatThis: Parents share the silliest reasons fussy eaters …
Launched on Instagram April 13, the anonymously run @MyKidCantEatThis account has chronicled the eating habits of finicky children, sparking a social-media ... «WFLA, Apr 15»
8
Check Out Brett Eldredge's Sexiest and Silliest Instagram Photos
Check out the sexiest and silliest Brett Eldredge pictures in the gallery above, then let us know which one is your favorite! Brett Eldredge: Country Music's Best ... «Taste of Country, Mar 15»
9
Gibbs Clashes with Blaze Anchor over Obama/Bibi Tensions …
“That's the silliest thing I've heard in a long time,” Gibbs said. “You make it sound like we have some great relationship with the North Koreans.” There followed ... «Mediaite, Mar 15»
10
The Silliest Summary Of Final Fantasy VII
Even without the frogs, dunkey's new clip must be the silliest take on the game and its story. It's Final Fantasy VII so watch out for all the spoilers. Even a crazy ... «Kotaku Australia, Mar 15»

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