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Synonyms for antic
ˈæn tɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-on(adj)

    a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

    Synonyms:
    pasquinade, put-on, thaumaturgy, gag, john, sendup, deception, legerdemain, magic trick, parody, job, jest, capriole, fraud, whoremaster, clowning, takeoff, caper, mockery, humbug, charade, frivolity, jape, jocularity, play, joke, buffoonery, romp, fraudulence, fast one, dupery, trick, illusion, magic, lampoon, harlequinade, hoax, travesty, whoremonger, laugh, gambol, frolic, burlesque, spoof, conjuring trick, prank, japery, conjuration

    Antonyms:
    familiar

  2. antic, fantastic, fantastical, grotesque(verb)

    ludicrously odd

    "Hamlet's assumed antic disposition"; "fantastic Halloween costumes"; "a grotesque reflection in the mirror"

    Synonyms:
    wondrous, grotesque, tremendous, terrific, howling(a), wonderful, marvellous, fantastic, wild, monstrous, marvelous, fantastical, rattling(a), grand

    Antonyms:
    familiar

  3. clown, clown around, antic(verb)

    act as or like a clown

    Synonyms:
    clown, clown around

    Antonyms:
    familiar

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. antic(a.)

    Synonyms:
    odd, fantastic, grotesque, wild, ridiculous

  2. antic(n.)

    Synonyms:
    prank, trick, freak, gambol, caper, vagary

  3. antic(n.)

    Synonyms:
    buffoon, fool, merry-andrew, scaramouch, mountebank, harlequin, punch, clown, zany, jester, jack-pudding, pickle-herring

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. antic(n)

    Synonyms:
    caper, dido, trick, gambol, prank, clown, zany, harlequin, buffoon

How to pronounce antic?

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say antic in sign language?

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#2767wonderful
#4089fantastic
#4480fraud
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#6675joke
#7167trick
#8774tremendous
#12244terrific
#12429gag
#13078illusion
#13631clown
#15524deception
#18520parody
#19151marvelous
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#27783spoof
#28571jest
#29414prank
#29587marvellous
#30875monstrous
#31123wondrous
#33962takeoff
#36903grotesque
#37211romp
#40207caper
#40443mockery
#44008lampoon
#47210burlesque
#47257charade
#50882humbug
#54297frolic
#56153travesty
#67873fantastical
#77180clowning
#79626antic
#94857frivolity
#115961conjuration
#162714legerdemain
#169267buffoonery
#172788gambol
#201381jape
#233386jocularity
#314702capriole
#323539fraudulence

How to use antic in a sentence?

  1. Burton:

    It is a kind of policy in these days to prefix a fantastical title to a book which is to be sold; for as larks come down to a day-net, many vain readers will tarry and stand gazing, like silly passengers, at an antic picture in a painter?s shop that will not look at a judicious piece.


Translations for antic

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  • страненBulgarian
  • Mätzchen, Narretei, Albernheit, Posse, Marotte, Eskapade, groteskGerman
  • grotesco, incongruente, payasada, absurdo, bufonada, ridículoSpanish
  • karikatyyri, ilveily, naurettava, groteski, vääristynyt, ilveilijä, narri, pelleillä, ruma, irvokas, pilakuva, pelleily, irvikuva, liioiteltu, pelle, ilveilläFinnish
  • karikatúra, bohóckodás, bohóckodik, bolondozikHungarian
  • buffone, pagliaccio, obbrobrioso, grottesco, caricaturaItalian
  • bizar, onpassend, zotternij, absurd, grotesk, uithalen, zot, karikatuur, kuur, clown, doenDutch
  • grotesco, caricaturaPortuguese
  • învechit, neadecvat, demodatRomanian
  • фіглярствоUkrainian
  • 滑稽Chinese

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