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Definition of antic:

  1. A buffoon or merry- andrew; one that practices odd gesticulations; the Fool of the old play.
  2. A grotesque representation.
  3. A grotesque trick; a piece of buffoonery; a caper.
  4. An antimask.
  5. An odd imagery, device, or tracery; a fantastic figure.
  6. Odd; fantastic; fanciful; grotesque; ludicrous.
  7. Old; antique.
  8. To make appear like a buffoon.
  9. To perform antics.

Synonyms:

coltish, good, dupery, jest, frisky, farcical, lampoon, elfish, risible, sendup, howling, frolicsome, play, put-on, sportive, lark, charade, fraudulence, jape, clowning, joke, comedic, humoristic, clown, wondrous, shenanigan, rattling, gambol, hilarious, laugh, spoof, capriole, illusion, grand, gag, screaming, jocularity, frivolity, fantastical, tremendous, monkeyshine, frolic, terrific, pasquinade, comic, sportful, rollicking, laughable, hoax, job, magic trick, deception, ludicrous, capriole, buffoonery, marvellous, killing, humbug, fraud, fay, work, grotesque, strange, magic, fantastic, conjuring trick, mockery, fast one, takeoff, harlequinade, marvelous, caper, john, riotous, burlesque, parody, humorous, whoremonger, travesty, ridiculous, uproarious, droll, monstrous, comical, thaumaturgy, hysterical, whoremaster, conjuration, unusual, trick, chucklesome, japery, legerdemain, romp, wild, wonderful, sidesplitting, prank, larky, clown around.

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