Video: pronunciation of 'silly'
Have some dignity you silly old fool. The Sun (2012)This car is as sensible as its name is silly. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You will not see any old rubbish selling at silly money. Times, Sunday Times (2006)To some it will come across as childish and silly but it had me in stitches. The Sun (2011)You have no right to expect an answer to a silly question. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They have turned their competition into a silly little circus. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We have to face the match with focus and concentration but without doing silly things. The Sun (2010)What we do is call the office and say something silly. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That silly stipulation has now been relaxed and trade has improved as a result. Times, Sunday Times (2006)On his next tour he bought a silly hat. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Ask silly questions and make silly suggestions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That all things silly or frivolous have no right to exist. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yet he did look a bit silly in his suit. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Do not dismiss the cruise collections for having a silly name. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is a school of thought that says scented candles are a silly waste of money. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It makes me childish and silly and excited. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is not as silly a question as it sounds. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The whole episode now looks a little silly. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was a silly thing for him to do but he only pushes him in the chest. The Sun (2012)One early game was interrupted after an unexploded land mine was discovered at silly mid-on. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
较常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， silly 是1万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: silly /ˈsɪlɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is being silly is behaving in a foolish or childish way.
She thinks that I am being silly.
- 美式英语: silly
- 阿拉伯语: أَبْلَه
- 巴西葡萄牙语: bobo
- 简体中文: 愚蠢的
- 克罗地亚语: šašav
- 捷克语: hloupý
- 丹麦语: dum
- 荷兰语: dwaas
- 欧洲西班牙语: tonto ingenuo
- 芬兰语: tyhmä
- 法语: bête
- 德语: albern
- 希腊语: χαζός
- 意大利语: sciocco
- 日语: 愚かな
- 韩语: 어리석은
- 挪威语: tøysete
- 波兰语: głupi
- 欧洲葡萄牙语: idiota
- 罗马尼亚语: neghiob
- 俄语: глупый
- 西班牙语: tonto
- 瑞典语: fånig
- 泰语: โง่
- 土耳其语: aptalca
- 乌克兰语: дурний
- 越南语: ngớ ngẩn
silly 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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