Definition of zaniness in US English:

zaniness

noun

  • See zany

    • ‘It can be risky - and certainly Moncrieff's zaniness would be unsuitable for a current affairs programme - but this is not really the point.’
    • ‘While some celebrities look forward to the annual event each year, others were experiencing the show's zaniness for the first time.’
    • ‘It often thinks wackiness or zaniness is a virtue.’
    • ‘While rumors of alcoholism and overall zaniness have circulated in the press, I think this just adds to Lula's mystique.’
    • ‘Surely this is British zaniness at its very best.’