Definition of sillily in US English:



  • See silly

    • ‘It's just as well I have sillily long legs, which don't fit in most theatres, so I can stick them out onto the steps and be my own tripod.’
    • ‘I then realised I actually quite like the police station, with its spiralling steps, and bizarre platforms on sillily long stilts.’
    • ‘They were rather sillily teaching them how to do it for each other.’
    • ‘The custom involved a group ‘simply or sillily and without ceremony or introduction’ walking into people's houses to check if the clock was in good repair.’
    • ‘As the song ended, she collapsed sillily on his lap.’