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What does "Antic" mean?


(a.) Odd; fantastic; fanciful; grotesque; ludicrous (a.) Old; antique (n.) A buffoon or merry-andrew; one that practices odd gesticulations; the Fool of the old play (n.) A grotesque representation (n.) A grotesque trick; a piece of buffoonery; a caper (n.) An antimask (n.) An odd imagery, device, or tracery; a fantastic figure (v. i.) To perform antics (v. t.) To make appear like a buffoon

Synonyms trick, fantastic, strange, caper, grotesque, prank, joke, clown, unusual, fantastical, clown around

Example: "Hamlet's assumed antic disposition"

Word Family antics