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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A silly prank or playful act.

Usage examples (39)
  • The performers really got the crowd moving with their onstage antics.
  • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
  • That's the kind of antic moment you get out of the best pulp.
  • And they had a great camaraderie and a boyish kind of antic, you know, went on all the time when they were together. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Parents are "antique" (a relic of older times) enough to be impatient with the "antics" (pranks) of teenagers.
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