Associations to the word «Antic»


ANTIC, adjective. (architecture) (arts) Grotesque, incongruous.
ANTIC, adjective. Grotesque, bizarre; absurd.
ANTIC, adjective. Obsolete form of antique.
ANTIC, noun. (architecture) (arts) (obsolete) A grotesque representation of a figure; a gargoyle.
ANTIC, noun. A caricature.
ANTIC, noun. (often in plural) A ludicrous gesture or act; ridiculous behaviour; caper.
ANTIC, noun. A grotesque performer or clown, buffoon.
ANTIC, noun. (animation) (from "anticipation") A pose, often exaggerated, in anticipation of an action; for example, a brief squat before jumping
ANTIC, verb. (intransitive) To perform antics, caper.
ANTIC, verb. (obsolete) To make a fool of, to cause to look ridiculous.
ANTIC, verb. (transitive) (rare) To perform (an action) as an antic; to mimic ridiculously.
ANTIC, verb. (transitive) To make appear like a buffoon.

Dictionary definition

ANTIC, noun. A ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement.
ANTIC, verb. Act as or like a clown.
ANTIC, adjective. Ludicrously odd; "Hamlet's assumed antic disposition"; "fantastic Halloween costumes"; "a grotesque reflection in the mirror".

Wise words

Actions speak louder than words.
Ancient Proverb