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silly

adjective uk   us   /ˈsɪl.i/
B1 showing little thought or judgment: Don't do that, you silly boy! a silly mistake It was silly of you to go out in the sun without a hat. embarrassed; afraid that people will laugh at you : I feel silly in this dress.
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B1 not important, serious, or practical: She gets upset over such silly things. We were served our drinks in these silly little glasses.
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