5 Letters
4 Consonants
1 Vowels
2 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use silly as a noun or as a adjective satellite in a sentence.
About Silly
A 2 syllables noun and 5 letters with the letters i, l, s, and y, 4 consonants, 1 vowels and 2 syllables with the middle letter l. Silly starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters s, si, sil, sill, and the ending characters are y, ly, lly, illy, . Silly is also a double consonant (ll) word. View the double consonant words list.
Definition
A word used for misbehaving children; "don''t be a silly"
Origin/Roots
Old English
School Grade
Silly is set as a grade four word that starts with s, ends with y, 2 syllables, 1 vowels and 5 letters.
Scrabble
Is silly a scrabble word? A 8 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Silly in Pig Latin is said as "illysay or illysway".
Unigram
s | i | l | l | y
Bigram
si | il | ll | ly
Trigram
sil | ill | lly
Quadrigram
sill | illy
Word Gram
Noun Examples
a word used for misbehaving children;
"don't be a silly"
Adjective Satellite Examples
dazed from or as if from repeated blows;
"knocked silly by the impact";
"slaphappy with exhaustion"
inspiring scornful pity;
"how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years"- Dashiell Hammett
lacking seriousness;
given to frivolity;
"a dizzy blonde";
"light-headed teenagers";
"silly giggles"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Silly"

There are 392 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to silly.

SynonymDefinition
Absurdinconsistent with reason or logic or common sense
"the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"- Walter Lippman
Addledconfused and vague
used especially of thinking
"muddleheaded ideas"
"your addled little brain"
"woolly thinking"
"woolly-headed ideas"
Adolescenta juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
Adoringextravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
"adoring grandparents"
"deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain"
"hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother"
Aeriala pass to a receiver downfield from the passer
Aeriformcharacterized by lightness and insubstantiality
as impalpable or intangible as air
"figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle
"aerial fancies"
"an airy apparition"
"physical rather than ethereal forms"
Aeryany habitation at a high altitude
Airheadedlacking seriousness
given to frivolity
"a dizzy blonde"
"light-headed teenagers"
"silly giggles"
Airycharacterized by lightness and insubstantiality
as impalpable or intangible as air
"figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle
"aerial fancies"
"an airy apparition"
"physical rather than ethereal forms"
Amusingarousing or provoking laughter
"an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"
"an amusing fellow"
"a comic hat"
"a comical look of surprise"
"funny stories that made everybody laugh"
"a very funny writer"
"it would have been laughab

View all cognitive synonyms for Silly

Hypernyms

Silly has 12 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Childa young person of either sex
"she writes books for children"
"they''re just kids"
"`tiddler'' is a British term for youngsters"
Frya young person of either sex
"she writes books for children"
"they''re just kids"
"`tiddler'' is a British term for youngsters"
Kidyoung goat
Minora young person of either sex
"she writes books for children"
"they''re just kids"
"`tiddler'' is a British term for youngsters"
Nestlingyoung bird not yet fledged
Nippera structure like a pincer on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
Shavera razor powered by an electric motor
Small Fry
Tiddlera young person of either sex
"she writes books for children"
"they''re just kids"
"`tiddler'' is a British term for youngsters"
Tikea young person of either sex
"she writes books for children"
"they''re just kids"
"`tiddler'' is a British term for youngsters"

All hypernyms For Silly

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The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word silly.

Is silly a scrabble word or can you use silly in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 174277 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 191589 games. This 5 letter 8 point scrabble word can be rearranged 60 ways. What other words can be made with the letters i, l, s, and y? There's 12 with 7 letters or less with the letters i, l, s, and y. Here is a list of 12 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Eyelid (6 letters) 10 +2 10 +1 eyelid
Salsify (7 letters) 13 +5 13 +4 salsify
Sicily (6 letters) 11 +3 12 +3 sicily
Islay (5 letters) 8 8 ailsy
Sibyl (5 letters) 10 +2 11 +2 sibyl
Lysis (5 letters) 8 8 lysis
Falsify (7 letters) 16 +8 16 +7 falsify
Dialyse (7 letters) 11 +3 11 +2 dialyse
Flyfish (7 letters) 19 +11 18 +9 flyfish
Easily (6 letters) 9 +1 9 easily
Fishily (7 letters) 16 +8 15 +6 fishily
Clayish (7 letters) 15 +7 15 +6 clayish





     

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