Reverse Dictionary: SIL – SILZ


SILENCE, SILENCED, SILENT, SILENTLY – ADJECTIVES
– AMPED silent …1993 US sl.
– BUTTONED UP saying nothing, silent; implying a general reservedness or uncommunicativeness …1936 sl.
– CANK dumb, silent …1673 sl.
– CLOSE AS AN OYSTER silent, secretive …L19 US sl.
– CONTICENT keeping silence, silent …1859 rare
– DARK of a person: secret; silent as to any matter; reticent; that conceals his thoughts …1675
– DEFT quiet, silent …1897 Eng. dial.  
– DUMB AS AN OYSTER silent, secretive …L19 US sl.
– HUSH silent, still, quiet, hushed …1604
– HUSHFUL full of silence or stillness …1889 rare
– HUSHT silent, still, quiet; later: reduced to silence, rendered silent …1400-30 arch.
– INWARD silent, reserved …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LIKE A BUMP ON A LOG stupidly silent or inarticulate …M19 US sl.
– MIM prim, demure; affectedly modest or shy; prudish; primly silent or reticent …1641 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MUM saying nothing, silent …1521
– OYSTER saying nothing, silent …1910 Aust. sl.
– PALLED not daring to say any more …M19
– QUACK silent, close …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– QUIESCENT silent, not speaking …1791 rare
– QUIETSOME quiet, silent, calm, still, tranquil, undisturbed …1595 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– QUIST silent …1598 obs.
– SCHTOOM saying nothing, silent …1958 Yiddish
– SHTOOM saying nothing, silent …1958 Yiddish
– SHTUM saying nothing, silent …1958 Yiddish
– SHTUMM silent; dumb …sl.
– SHUT-MOUTHED silent, secretive, reserved …1909 Amer. dial.
– SILENTIAL accompanied by or connected with silence …1709 rare
– SILENTIOUS given to silence …1879
– SILENTISH somewhat silent …1737 rare
– STUMM saying nothing, silent …1958 Yiddish
– TACENT silent, quiet, holding one’s peace …1652 obs. rare
– TACITURNOUS silent, saying nothing, reserved in speech, making no noise …1727 obs. rare
– TELESCOPED suppressed, silenced …Bk1892 Aust. sl.
– TICK-A-LOCK silent …2003 Amer. dial.
 
SILENCE etc. – ADVERBS
– MIMPETTY MIMP in prim silence …1798
 
SILENCE etc. – INTERJECTIONS/PHRASES  (also see QUIET)
 ANOTHER COUNTRY HEARD FROM used for humorously acknowledging that someone who had previously been silent has spoken up …1970 US sl.
– CAT HAS GOT HIS TONGUE, THE phr. he is silent …Bk1999 Idioms Fergusson 1999
– GET BACK INTO YOUR BOX! silence! Be quiet! …B1900 sl.
– KEEP DARK! stay silent! …1835 US sl.
– MUM! an exclamation demanding silence …M16 sl.
– NOT A WORD TO THROW TO A DOG not a single word …1901 Eng. dial.
– NOT TO SAY PEAS to make no remark …1896 Sc.  
– NOT TO SAY PEA-TURKEY not to say a single word …1909 Amer. dial.
– SILENCE IN THE COURT – THE CAT IS PISSING a catch phrase addressed to anyone requiring silence unnecessarily …1780 sl.
– SILENCE IN THE COURT – THE MONKEY WANTS TO SPEAK a catch phrase addressed to anyone requiring silence unnecessarily …20C Brit. sl
– TAW! silence! hark! …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
SILENCE etc. – NOUNS
– DEAD AIR a sudden and undesirable silence …1950s US Broadcasting sl.
– HUSH silence …1976 UK sl.
– HUSHT silence, quiet, hush …1566
– HUSHTNESS silence, stillness …1609 obs.
– MUM a refusal to speak, silence, the state of ebing dumb …M16 sl.
– OBACERATION a stopping one’s mouth …1658 obs. rare
– OBTICENCE the act of keeping silence …B1900 obs.
– SILENCY silence …1634 obs. rare
 
SILENCE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– DEAN MAITLAND a silent person; one who does not talk …1940s Aust. sl.
– SHUT-MOUTH a person who says little; a silent, secretive or reserved person …1891 Amer. dial.
– SILENTIARY one who observes or recommends silence, esp. from religious motives …1611
– TACITURNIST one who practices habitual silence or reserve …1887
 
SILENCE etc. – VERBS
– ACCOY to still, to calm, to quiet, to appease; hence, to soothe or coax (the alarmed or shy), to tame, to silence, to daunt (the forward or bold) …c1350 obs.
– BALK to keep silent, to be reticent about …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 BURN UP to fall silent; to stop talking …1971 Aust. sl.
– BUTTON ONE’S FACE to become or remain silent …1836 sl.
– BUTTON ONE’S LIP to become or remain silent …1836 sl.
– BUTTON ONE’S NOSE to become or remain silent …1836 sl.
– BUTTON UP to behave in a formal, reserved manner; to remain silent …1872 colloq.
– CARRY ONE’S MOUTH IN ONE’S HEART to conceal one’s thoughts, to keep silence …1592 obs.
– CLAM UP to become quiet or silent…1916 sl. chiefly US 
– CLAP THE THUMB ON to keep secret, to conceal; to remain silent …1897 Sc. 
– DAKMA to silence …19C sl.
– DIGHT THE GAB to be silent, to hold the tongue …1785 Sc.
– DUMB to become dumb, speechless, or silent …a1300 obs.
– EASY to silence or kill …1992 US sl.
– FADE to remain sufficiently silent not to be noticed …1980s African-American sl.
– GAG to silence, to prevent from speaking …1601
– HAVE A HATCH BEFORE THE DOOR to keep silence …1594 obs.
– HUSH-HUSH to quiet, to silence …1861
– HUSHT to still, to hush; to be still or silent …1530 obs. rare
– HUST to be silent; to reduce to silence, to hush …1530 obs. rare
– JAB UP to silence, to shut up …1886 Sc.
– LAIN to conceal, to hide; to be silent about, to disguise a fact …a1300 obs. exc. Sc.
– NOT TO SAY QUACK to be silent; to keep quiet …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– OBACERATE to stop one’s mouth, that he cannot tell out his tale …1656 obs. rare
– PLACE A HATCH BEFORE THE DOOR to keep silence …1579 obs.
– PLAY SHUT-MOUTH to keep silent …1932 Amer. dial.
– QUATCH to keep absolute silence on any given subject …1852 Eng. dial.
– QUIET to silence, to lull …Bk1905 Sc.
– SAY to advise, to direct; to check, to control, to command; to pacify, to silence …1746 Eng. dial.
– SET A HATCH BEFORE THE DOOR to keep silence …1555 obs.
– SETTLE A PERSON’S HASH to reduce to order; to silence, to subdue; to make an end of …a1825 colloq.
– SHUT ONE’S FACE to become or remain silent …1809 sl.
– SHUT ONE’S HEAD to become or remain silent …1809 sl.
– SHUT ONE’S MOUTH to become or remain silent …1809 sl.
– SHUT ONE’S PAN vb. to hold one’s tongue; to keep silent …1833
– SHUT ONE’S TRAP to become or remain silent …1809 sl.
– SHUT SOMEONE UP to force to be silent …1814 sl.
– SHUT UP LIKE A MORNING-GLORY to become dejectedly silent …Bk1914 Amer. dial.
– SILENT to silence …1868 Amer. dial.
– SING DUMB to be silent, to hold one’s peace …1715
– STEEK ONE’S GAB to be silent; to make one silent …1786 Sc.
– STEEK THE GAB to be silent, to hold the tongue …1786 Sc.
– TAKE SOMEONE OUT OF WINDING to silence someone; to leave someone at a loss for words …1920s Aust. sl.
– THUMP IT WITH THINKING to be silent in company while the thoughts are occupied with passing occurrences …1796 Eng. dial.
– TICK A LOCK to be silent …2003 Amer. dial.
– TIE A PERSON’S TONGUE to prevent him from speaking; to compel to be silent …1889
– TIE ONE’S MOUTH to be silent …1949 Amer. dial.
– TIE UP ONE’S MOUTH to be silent …1922 Amer. dial.
– TIP to silence; to disappoint, to mortify …1825 Sc.


SILK – NOUNS
– silk CAT’S MILK 1940s US criminals’ rhyming sl.

SILK – NOUNS, PERSON
– a dealer in smuggled silk TURKEY MERCHANT M19 UK criminals’ sl.
– a person who wears a silken gown or dress SILK-WORM 1613 contemptuous usage, rare

SILK – VERBS
– to parade or prank oneself out in silk and satin SUPPORT ONE’S SILKS AND SATINS L19 modistes’ colloq.


SILLINESS, SILLY – ADJECTIVES
– ABAA silly …L19 sl.
– ABBA vile; silly …Bk1921 sl.
– ABDERIAN given to incessant or continued laughter; inclined to foolish or excessive merriment; foolish, silly …18C
– ADOTED grown silly, become foolish; infatuated …c1230 obs.
– AIRBRAINED stupid, silly …Amer. sl.
– AIRHEADED stupid, silly …Amer. sl.
– ALL FROTH AND NO BEER silly; superficial …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 ALL WET silly, foolish …1920s sl.
– ANSERINE stupid, foolish, silly 
– ANSEROUS as stupid as a goose; silly, foolish …1826
– APE foolish, silly …c1370 obs.
– ASS-BRAINED foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– AUNTIE LILY silly …1945 UK rhyming sl.
– AUVISH silly, dull, stupid, clownish, mischievous …1819 Eng. dial.
– AWF-STRUCKEN silly, dull, stupid, clownish, mischievous …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– AWVISH silly, dull, stupid, clownish, mischievous …1819 Eng. dial.
– BABISH babyish, childish, silly; used contemptuously …1553-87 arch.
– BABISHED made babyish or childishly silly …1535-75 obs. rare
– BADOT silly …1653 obs. rare
– BAIRNISH childish; silly …1826 Eng. dial.
– BARMY silly, weak-minded, half-witted …1879 sl.
– BARMY-FACED having a foolish or silly expression …1724 Sc.
 BLASHY frivolous, silly, over-talkative … 1891 Eng. dial.
– BOOBYISH awkward and silly …L18
– BRATTLEBRAINED silly; light-headed …1969 Amer. dial.
– BUBBLE-HEADED out of touch with reality, empty-headed, daft, silly, irresponsible …1952 sl., orig. US
– BUGGY foolish, silly, witless, crazy, demented, insane, mentally deficient …1905 Amer. dial.
– BUGS foolish, silly, crazy, demented, insane, mentally deficient …1915 Amer. dial.
– CABBAGE-LOOKING silly-looking …1895 Eng. dial.
– CAKEY;  CAKY weak of intellect, silly …1879 Eng. dial.
– CANG foolish, silly …a1225 obs.
– CANK foolish, silly …a1225 obs.
– CAT-WITTED small-minded, obstinate, and spiteful; silly and conceited; harebrained, whimsical …1673
– CHANG foolish, silly …a1225 obs.
– CHANK foolish, silly …a1225 obs.
– CHILD-GEARED having childish manners, silly …c1340 obs.
– CHUBBLE-HEADED silly, foolish …1892 Eng. dial.
– COCKAMAMIE;  COCKAMAMY;  COCKAMANIE;  COCKAMANY out of touch with reality, empty-headed, daft, silly, irresponsible …1950 US sl.
– COCK-BRAINED having little judgement; foolish and light-headed; silly, giddy, rash, harebrained, thoughtless, flighty ..1530
– CORK-BRAINED foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– CORKY-BRAINED silly, foolish …1699  
– CRAZY WITH THE HEAT foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– CUCKOO foolish; silly; witless; slightly mad …Bk1942 Amer. colloq.
– DAFFADOWN DILLY silly, foolish, simple …1950s rhyming sl.
– DAFFLING mentally wandering, silly …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DAFFLINS mentally wandering, silly …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DAFFLY mentally wandering, silly …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DAFFY daft; mad; crazy; silly; amusingly eccentric; foolish …1884 US sl.
– DAFFYDOWNDILLY (also as ‘daffydown dilly’) silly, foolish, simple …1950s rhyming sl.
– DAFT silly, foolish, stupid …c1325 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– DAFT AS A BRUSH, AS extremely stupid; very silly; crazy …1945 sl., orig. Eng. dial.
– DAFT AS PANDON YATS silly, foolish …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– DAFTISH somewhat silly, foolish, or stupid; somewhat slow of intellect, in some degree deranged …1825 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DAIVERT wandering in mind, silly, senseless …1795 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DAMFOOL damnably foolish; silly; stupid and irritating …c1895 colloq.
– DAMISHT stupid, silly …Bk1900 Sc.
– DAMN-FOOL damnably foolish; silly; stupid and irritating …19C colloq.
– DAMNFOOLISH foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DAMPHOOLISH foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DARNFOOL wretched, nasty; silly; stupid and irritating …1780s
– DAUMERT sleepy, silly, bewildered …1876 Sc.
– DAUPET silly, stupid, foolish, imbecile …1788 Sc.
– DAUSEY stupid, silly, bewildered; dull, inactive, doltish …1889 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DAVERED wandering in mind, silly, senseless …1795 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DAWISH silly; sluttish …1540 obs.
– DAWPIT silly, stupid, foolish, imbecile …1788 Sc.
– DAWSIE;  DAWSY stupid, silly, bewildered; dull, inactive, doltish …1889 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DESIPIENT foolish, silly, childish, playful; playing the fool; idly trifling …1727 RARE
– DILLY silly, foolish, out of touch with reality, empty-headed …1905 Aust. sl.
– DINGY foolish, silly, witless, crazy; confused, mixed up …1911 Amer. dial.
– DIPPY foolish, unstable, silly; crazy, demented …1899 US sl.
– DITSY;  DITZY out of touch with reality, empty-headed, daft, silly, irresponsible …1973 sl., orig. US
– DIVVY; DIVY out of touch with reality, empty-headed, daft, silly, irresponsible …1975 Brit. sl.
– DIZZELL foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DIZZY out of touch with reality, empty-headed, daft, silly, irresponsible …1878 sl.
– DIZZY IN THE HEAD of a woman: silly, foolish …1965 Amer. dial.
– DIZZY-HEADED of a woman: silly, foolish …1965 Amer. dial.
– DIZZY-DOPEY foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DOITY silly; feeble, childish …19C Eng. dial.
– DOOFY silly, foolish, eccentric …1980s US sl, chiefly juvenile usage
– DOTTY foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. colloq.
 DOTY silly, foolish …c1450 obs.
– DRONGO silly, foolish …1945 Aust. sl.
– DURN wretched, nasty; silly …1780s
– DURNED wretched, nasty; silly …1780s
– EASY feeble-minded, idiotic, silly …1896 Eng. dial.
– EMPTY-BEANED foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FATUANT behaving foolishly; foolish, silly …1641 obs. rare
– FATUOUS foolish, vacantly silly, stupid, besotted, infatuated …1633
– FEATHER-BRAINED light-headed; silly …1965 Amer. dial.
– FEATHER-HEADED empty-headed, harebrained, silly, brainless …1647
– FEATHER-MINDED foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FEATHER-PATED foolish, giddy, light-headed, silly …1820
– FEATLESS inept, silly …1599 Sc. obs.
– FIDDLECOME nonsensical, silly …1697 obs.
– FLOCK-PATED silly, stupid, foolish; giddy; having a head or brains like wool …?1640 obs.
– FOOL-HEADED foolish; silly; witless …1914 Amer. sl.
– FOPPERLY silly, foolish …1599 obs.
– FUZZY foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– GAFFLED silly, foolish …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GAGA foolish; silly; witless; eccentric, senile …1910s sl.
– GANDERISH foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FRIBBLE trifling, frivolous, ridiculous, silly …1798
– GIGGISH lively, flighty, wanton, trifling, silly, foolish …1523
– GOOFY silly, foolish …1919 sl.
– GOOFY-ASS silly, foolish …1910s sl.
– GOOPISH foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– GOOPY out of touch with reality, empty-headed, daft, silly, irresponsible …1926 sl., orig. US 
– GOOSEY foolish, stupid. silly, light-headed, witless …1919 Amer. dial.
– GUCKED foolish, silly …c1450 chiefly Sc. obs.
– GUPPY foolish, stupid, silly …c1930 sl.
– GYPED;  GYPIT silly, foolish, idiotic …1804 Sc.
– HALF-BAKED foolish, silly, half-witted, weak of intellect;  raw, inexperienced …1855 Eng. dial.
– HALF-BAPTIZED foolish, silly, weak of intellect …1795 Eng. dial.
– HALF-CHRISTENED foolish, silly, weak of intellect …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HALF-GONE foolish, silly, weak of intellect …1893 Eng. dial.
– HALF-ROCKED half-witted, silly, foolish, oafish …1869 Eng. dial.
– HALF RIGHT foolish, silly, weak of intellect …1866 Eng. dial.
– HALF-SAVED half-witted, foolish, silly, weak of intellect …1871 Eng. dial.
– HALF-SCRAPED foolish, silly, weak of intellect …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HALF-SHAKED foolish, silly, weak of intellect …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HALF-SHANNY foolish, silly, weak of intellect …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HALF-SHAVED foolish, silly, weak of intellect …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HALF-SOAKED foolish, silly, weak of intellect …1895 Eng. dial.
– HALF-STRAIN foolish, silly, weak of intellect …1873 Eng. dial.
– HALF-STRAINED foolish, silly, weak of intellect …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HALF THERE foolish, silly, weak of intellect …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HALF-THICK foolish, silly, weak of intellect …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HAVEREL;  HAVERIL foolish, silly, half-witted, nonsensical, talking foolishly …1685 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– HAWFISH silly, dull, stupid, clownish, mischievous …1819 Eng. dial.
– HEN-HEADED brainless, flighty, capricious; foolish, silly, witless …B1900 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– HEN-MINDED brainless, flighty, capricious; foolish, silly, witless …1892 Amer. dial.
– HOLLOW-HEADED foolish, silly …B1900 Eng. dial.
– IDLE void of meaning or sense; foolish, silly, incoherent; also, of persons: light-headed, out of one’s mind, delirious …1548 obs.
– IDLE-HEADED of little understanding or intellect; silly, foolish; crazy …1598 obs.
– IMBESILLY imbecile and silly …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– IMPERTINENT of persons: absurd, silly …1639 obs.
– INFIRM silly, foolish …1890 Eng. dial.
– INNOCENT half-witted, silly …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– JINGLE-BRAINED foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– KANG foolish, silly …a1225 obs.
– LEAN-WITTED silly, stupid, foolish; having little sense or shrewdness …1593
– LEFT-WITTED dull, stupid, foolish, silly …1616 rare
– LOONY;  LUNY foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MADDLING foolish, silly, flighty; confused …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MAGHNOON mad, silly … L19 among troops in Egypt
– MALLIFUFF silly, paltry, incapable of energetic action, feckless …1827 Sc.
– MAWMISH foolish, silly, idle …B1900 obs.
– MAY-GEMMIN frolicsome, silly, childish …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MENSELESS thoughtless, silly, foolish; senseless …1809 Sc.
– MOONEY silly, esp. in demonstrating affection …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MOON-HEADED silly, esp. in demonstrating affection …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MOONY crazy; foolish; silly, esp. in demonstrating affection …Bk1942 sl.
– MOPISH foolish, silly … obs.
– MORE GUTS THAN BRAINS silly
– NEDDYISH silly, foolish …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NELLIE;  NELLY effeminate, affected, fussy, silly …1960 colloq.
– NIPPERTY-TIPPERTY silly, frivolous …1817 Sc. 
– NO MILK IN THE COCO-NUT silly; mentally deranged …c1850 Brit. sl
– NUTTY AS A FRUITCAKE very silly or stupid …Bk2006 US sl.
– OAF-ROCK’D half-witted, stupid, foolish, silly …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– OFFSHORE crazy; silly; outlandish …1994 Amer. dial.
– PAFFLING silly, trifling, idle …1811 Eng. dial. obs.
– PRECIOUS FOOLISH foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PRIZE SAPPY foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PRUNY foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– RADGE silly, weak-minded …1923 Sc.
– RADGIFIED idiotic, very silly …20C UK sl.
– RALPH weak, silly, foolish …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RATTLE-BEANED foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– RATTLE-BRAINED talkative; flighty; harebrained; silly; stupid; prone to confusion; foolish; unable to concentrate …1868 Sc.
– RATTLED confused; foolish; silly; confused by excitement …20C Amer. sl.
– RATTY mad, mentally deranged; eccentric; silly …1895 Aust. colloq.
– SACKLESS lacking common sense; silly; foolish; stupid; thoughtless; useless, awkward …1878 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SAKELESS without sense or gumption; silly, foolish, lacking drive or energy, sloppy, careless …1820 Sc.
– SANNOCKING silly, foolish …1893 Eng. dial.
– SAP-HEADED foolish, silly, stupid, witless …1665
– SAPLESS foolish, silly, witless …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SAPPY foolish, silly, witless …1836 Eng. dial.
– SAPPY-HEADED simple-minded, silly, foolish …1881 Sc.
– SCRAMBLE-BRAIN foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCRATLING imbecile, silly …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SHATTERY silly, scatterbrained …E19 Eng. dial.
– SHAY-BRAINED foolish, silly …1806 Eng. dial.
– SHILLY silly …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SICK silly, stupid; extremely eccentric; mad …20C Aust. sl.
– SILL silly …1930s sl.
– SILLY AS A BAG extremely silly or stupid …1930s Aust. & NZ sl.
– SILLY AS A BOX OF LIGHTS as silly as you can get (box of lights = box of matches) …Brit. sl.
– SILLY AS A CHOOK very silly …1947 NZ sl.
– SILLY AS A CHOOK WITH ITS HEAD CUT OFF adj. extremely silly …1940s Aust. & NZ sl.
– SILLY AS A CURLEW extremely silly …1940s Aust. & NZ sl.
– SILLY AS A CUT SNAKE extremely silly …1930s Aust. & NZ sl.
– SILLY AS A HATFUL OF ARSEHOLES extremely silly …1940s Aust. sl.
– SILLY AS A HATFUL OF WORMS silly or stupid …1950s sl., orig. Aust.
– SILLY AS A HEN very silly …1947 NZ sl.
– SILLY AS A MAWK, AS excessively silly …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– SILLY AS A PEA-CLOISE very silly (cloise – a field of peas) …Bk1903 Eng. dial.  
– SILLY AS A TWO-BOB WATCH extremely silly or stupid…1940s Aust. sl.
– SILLY AS A WET HEN extremely foolish, silly, or stupid …1980s NZ sl.
– SILLY AS A WHEEL extremely foolish,  silly or stupid …1950s Aust. sl.
– SILLY AS A WOOLWORTH’S WATCH adj. extremely silly or stupid…1940s Aust. sl.
– SILLY-ASS silly …1910s sl. chiefly US
– SLAP-HAPPY foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLAPPY foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLUGGY foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SLUG-NUTTY foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SNEPE foolish, silly …a1250 obs.
– SPOONEY;  SPOONY silly, esp. in demonstrating affection …1805 colloq.
– STEAMBOATS foolish, silly …2000 UK sl.
– TABETLESS;  TAPETLESS heedless, foolish, silly …1786 Sc.
– THRAIVELESS useless, bootless; of a person: careless; disinclined to do anything; silly; silly-looking …1892 N. Ireland & Eng. dial.
– TID childish, silly, affecting simplicity …1856 Eng. dial.
– TITTERY foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– TITTY TODDY vacillating, undecided; silly, fussy, crotchety …1875 Eng. dial.
– UNCLE WILLIE silly …1932 UK rhyming sl.
– UNDER-WITTED adj. weak in intellect; of inferior understanding; half-witted, silly …1683
– VAIN of persons: devoid of sense or wisdom; foolish, silly, thoughtless; of an idle or futile nature or disposition …1390 rare or obs.
– VOOM-VOOM foolish; silly; witless …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– WRONG silly, foolish; extremely eccentric, or slightly mad …1920s Aust. sl.
 
SILLINESS etc. – NOUNS
 BOBBY-DAZZLER a silly saying; a mad action …1895 Eng. dial.
– BOHUNKUS silly behaviour, nonsense …1918 orig. & chiefly US usage, obs. rare
– BOLLY WASH nonsense; something said that is silly or untrue …11967 Amer. dial.
 DOTISHNESS foolishness, stupidity, silliness …1598
– FALDERALS silly ideas …19C colloq.
– FANGLE a fantastic, foppish, or silly contrivance; a piece of finery; foppery, fuss …1583 obs.
– FATUITY folly, silliness, stupidity; infatuation …1648
– FATUOSITY folly, silliness, stupidity; infatuation …1681 obs. rare
– FUNNIMENT nonsense; silliness; humour; the fact of being fun or funny ..1822 colloq. rare
– GYPERY foolish or silly behaviour …1832 Sc.
– GYPITNESS foolishness, silliness …1804 Sc.
– IDLENESS light-headedness, imbecility; delirium; also, folly, foolishness, silliness …a1536 obs. rare
– MAHAHA silly talk …Bk1942 US sl.
– MONKEY-FARTING silly behaviour, useless employment …20C Can. sl., esp. soldiers’
– SIMPLES foolish or silly behaviour or conduct; foolishness, folly …1648 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– TRIM-TRAM an absurd or silly device or practice; an absurdity; a piece of folly or nonsense …1533 obs.
 
SILLINESS etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– ABAA MUFF a silly person …Bk1890 sl. 
– ADDLE-CAP a weak, silly person …Bk1877 Eng. dial.
– ADDLE-HEAD one whose head is addled; a stupid bungler; an easy dupe; a dullard; a weak, silly person …1592
– ADDLE-PATE a stupid bungler; a dullard; a weak, silly person; a foolish person; an easy dupe …1601
– ADGER a foolish, silly person: used playfully to children …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– AIRBRAIN a stupid or silly person …Amer. sl.
– AIRHEAD a stupid or silly person …Amer. sl.
– AL a fool, a jester; a silly person …1857 Eng. dial.
– ANNET a silly fellow …1857 Eng. dial.
– ASPILL a sloven; a clownish-mannered person; a silly fellow …1824 Eng. dial.
– ATICAST one who through physical unfitness and general incapacity is thrust aside, rejected, and possibly ill-treated; a silly, helpless, odd sort of person …Bk1898 Sc.
 ATTERCAP a half-fool; one who acts in a silly fashion …1929 Sc.
– AZZALD a silly, insignificant, mean person …1830 Eng. dial.
– AZZARD a silly, insignificant, mean person …1790 Eng. dial.
– BAA-WAA-BODY a silly or insignificant person …1892 Eng. dial.
– BAGREL a silly person …Bk1911 Sc.
– BAGWAME a silly fellow; one who knows only how to ‘bag’ or cram his belly …1825 Sc. obs.
– BALL a stupid or silly fellow; used in response to an unintelligent action, as a sarcastic response to a foolish remark or as an observation on someone’s character or lack thereof …a2002 US sl.
– BALLOON-BRAIN a fool, a simpleton; a silly, empty-headed person …1949 US sl.
– BALLOON HEAD an arrogant, conceited, or stupid person; a fool, a simpleton, a silly, empty-headed person …1931 colloq., chiefly US
– BANANA a stupid or worthless person; a simpleton; a silly or crazy individual …1919 US sl.
– BAT a silly, foolish, thoughtless, or worthless person …1870 US sl.
– BAUBLE a childish or foolish person; a silly trifler …a1606 obs.
– BAWM a silly person …1825 Sc. 
– BENDER a silly fellow …Bk1911 Sc.
– BESOM-HEAD a silly fellow …1790 Eng. dial.
– BILLYGOAT an incompetent, silly person; a fool …Bk1988 Aust. sl.
– BIRD-BRAIN a slow-witted person; a silly person …1933 
– BIRDSEED a silly or stupid person; an unpopular person …1946 US teen sl.
– BLADDERSKATE a silly foolish person; an indistinct or indiscreet talker; a babbler …a1680 Sc.
– BLADDERSKYTE a silly foolish person …Bk1876 Sc.
– BLADROCK a talkative silly fellow …1825 Sc.
– BLISS NINNY a silly, disoriented person …20C teen & high school sl.
 BOBBIN-HAT a silly fellow …1859 Eng. dial.
 BOBBY-DAZZLER a silly person or saying; a mad action …1895 Eng. dial.
– BOOB a stupid person, a dolt, a blockhead; a silly or childish person …1909 sl.
– BOOBY a silly, stupid, or childish person …E17
– BRATCHART a pert, mischievous child; a silly person; a true lover …Bk1911 Sc.
– BRATCHET a pert, mischievous child; a silly person; a true lover …Bk1911 Sc.
– BROAD WITH A SOFT CONK a stupid or silly woman …World War II Amer. sl.
– BUBBLEHEAD a very silly or light-headed person …1965 Amer. dial.
– BUFFLEHEAD a fool, a blockhead, a simpleton, a stupid person, a silly person, an ignoramus …1659
– BUG a stupid or silly person …1900 Amer. college sl.
– BUGHEAD a very silly or light-headed person …1965 Amer. dial.
– BULLY-FOP a silly rattling fellow …1699
– CABBAGE a stupid, dull-witted, inactive person; a silly person; a dolt; a blockhead …1870. sl., derogatory
– CABBAGEHEAD a stupid person; an oaf, simpleton, dolt or fool; a thickhead; a silly person; a witless person…1682 sl.
– CAKE a simpleton, a fool, a silly person …1790 Eng. dial.
– CAKEY a simpleton; a soft, silly person …1869 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– CALEERY a silly, light-hearted person …1900 Sc. & Ireland
– CALF a fool, a simpleton; a stupid or loutish person; an awkward or silly boy or man; a meek, harmless person …1553 sl.
– CALF-TAIL a silly fellow …1857 Eng. dial.
 CANTLAX a silly, giddy woman …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CHUCKLE CHICK a silly girl …Bk1942 US sl.
– CHUCKLEHEAD a fool; a silly person; a stupid person …1731
– CLOTHES-PROP a silly, empty-headed person …1900s sl.
– CLUMPERTON a clown, a clodhopper; a countryman; a silly or stupid fellow …c1534 obs.
– COOF a silly or stupid person …1715 chiefly Sc.
– CONEY;  CONY a silly fellow; a simpleton …c1590
– CRACKED EGG a silly or stupid person …World War II Amer. sl.
– CUB an awkward, silly, uncouth, uncultured, or unpoised youth …c1600
– DAFFADILE a silly, showy woman; a delicate, effeminate man …1821 Eng. dial.
– DAFFAM a fool; a silly person …Bk1828 Eng. dial.
– DAFFODIL a silly, showy woman; a delicate, effeminate man …1821 Eng. dial.
– DAFFY a fool, a silly person …1867 Eng. dial.
– DAFT-HEAD a silly fellow; an idiot; a fool …Bk1873 Eng. dial.
– DAFTIE;  DAFTY a stupid, silly or foolish person …1872 colloq.
– DAFT WATTY a silly, awkward person; a foolish fellow; a blockhead …1805 Eng. dial.
– DAFTY WHATTY a blockhead, a silly, awkward person …1889 Eng. dial.
– DALL a pretty, silly woman …1818 Sc.
– DALLY a pretty, silly woman …1822 Sc.
– DATE a foolish, silly, stupid, or weak person …1914 UK sl.
– DAW a silly, chattering person, a simpleton, a fool …c1500 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– DAWCAKE a stupid, silly, awkward person …1892 Eng. dial.
– DAWCOCK a stupid, silly, awkward fellow, a simpleton, a fool …1556 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– DAWKAWK a stupid, silly, awkward person …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DAWKY a helpless, silly woman …1874 Eng. dial.
– DAWPATE a silly fellow, a simpleton, a fool …a1529 obs.
– DICKY-HEAD a silly woman …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– DING-A-LING a fool; an oaf; an odd, giddy person who hears bells; a dull, stupid person; a silly or light-headed person …1935 US sl.
– DINGBAT a dull, stupid person; a fool; a silly or light-headed person …1915  Amer. dial.
– DINGDONG a dull, stupid person; a fool; an oaf; a silly or light-headed person …1968 Amer. dial.
– DINKELDORF a silly person …1969 Amer. dial.
– DITS;  DITZ a silly, scatterbrained person …1973 Amer. dial.
– DIZ;  DIZZ a silly or eccentric person; an absent-minded or inattentive person …1963 US sl.
– DIZZARD a foolish, stupid, or silly fellow; an idiot, a blockhead; a weak-minded person …1547 obs. or arch.
– DIZZY LIZZIE a silly girl …Bk1942 US sl.
 DO-LESS a lazy or shiftless person; a good-for-nothing; a very silly or light-headed person …1965 Amer. dial.
– DOODLE a silly oaf …E17 sl.
– DOTTEREL a silly, stupid person, esp. one who is easily duped …Eng. dial.
– DUMBHEAD a very silly or light-headed person …1887
– DUM-DUM a silly or stupid person …World War I Amer. sl.
– DUMMY a silly, half-witted person …1796
– ESPILL a sloven; a clownish-mannered person; a silly fellow …1824 Eng. dial.
– FEATHER-BRAIN a foolish, giddy person; a dull, stupid person; a silly, light-headed person …1839
– FEATHER DOLL a silly girl …Bk1942 US sl.
– FEATHER-HEAD a silly, empty-headed person …1831
– FEATHER MERCHANT a silly or stupid person …1968 Amer. dial.
– FEATHERTOP a silly, light-headed person …1965 Amer. dial.
– FEATHERWEIGHT a silly, light-headed person …1965 Amer. dial.
– FEDDER-LICHTIE – a silly, frivolous person …1928 Sc.
– FIG NEWTON a silly, crazy, or eccentric person …1974 Amer. sl.
– FLAKE a person who acts silly or giddy …Bk2006 US sl.
– FOPDOODLE a silly, vain, empty person; a stupid or insignificant fellow; a fop, fool, simpleton …E17 obs.
– FRIBBLE a trifling, frivolous fellow; one not occupied in serious employment, a trifler; a silly oaf …1664
– FRISGIG;  FRIZGIG a silly, giddy young woman …19C Eng. dial.
– FRUIT a crazy, eccentric, or silly person …1959 US sl.
– FRUITBURGER a crazy, eccentric, or silly person …1978 US sl.
– FRUITCAKE a crazy, eccentric, or silly person …1942 US sl.
– FRUIT FLY a crazy, eccentric, or silly person; an idiot …1987 US sl.
– FRUITHEAD a silly, crazy, or eccentric person …1955 US sl.
– FRUIT-LOOP a crazy, eccentric, or silly person …1984 US sl.
– GABY a stupid, foolish, or silly person; a blockhead, simpleton, fool, dunce …1746 Eng. dial. & colloq.
– GAISHEN a silly-looking person …1805 Eng. dial.
– GAMERAL;  GAMMEREL a fool; a stupid fellow; a dunce; a silly lout …1826 Eng. dial.
– GANCH an awkward, silly fellow; a fool; a boor; an ignoramus; someone who behaves badly …Bk1880 N. Ireland
– GANSH a person with a widely-gaping mouth; hence, a stupid, dull-witted, or clumsy person; a silly, stammering fellow who tries to explain himself an fails …1880 Sc.
– GAPUS a fool, a simpleton, a silly fellow; one who is noisily foolish …1825 Sc.
– GATION a silly-looking person …1805 Eng. dial.
– GAUMERIL;  GAUMRIL a fool; a stupid fellow; a dunce; a silly lout …1826 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– GAUMERIL-HEAD a silly lout …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– GAUP a stupid or silly person, a simpleton …1825 Sc.
– GAUPIE a stupid or silly person, a simpleton …1825 Sc.
– GAUPUS a stupid, silly person, a simpleton; a fool; a clumsy lout; an open-mouthed, vacant-minded person, esp. one given to talking much and foolishly …1808 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– GAUPY a vacant, staring person; a fool, a blockhead, a simpleton; a stupid or silly person …1856 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– GAUVISON an awkward, gaping fellow; a fool, a simpleton, a silly, staring fellow, a blockhead; a dunce; on easily imposed upon …1788 Eng. dial.
– GAVY a silly person, or half idiot …Bk1886 Eng. dial.
– GAWBY a foolish or stupid person; a silly fellow, a clown …1746 colloq. & Eng. dial.
– GAWMBLIN a fool; a simpleton; a silly fellow; a greenhorn …1840 Eng. dial.
– GAWMEREL a fool; a stupid fellow; a dunce; a silly lout …1826 Eng. dial.
– GAWMY a simpleton; a silly person; a half-wit …Bk1877 Eng. dial.
– GAWPIE a stupid or silly person, a simpleton …1825 Sc.
– GAWPUS a stupid, silly person, a simpleton; a fool; a blockhead; a clumsy lout; an open-mouthed, vacant-minded, staring person, esp. one given to talking much and foolishly …1808 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– GAWVISON a silly, awkward, gaping fellow; a noisy, foolish person; a simpleton, a blockhead; a half-witted person; a dunce …1788 Eng. dial.
– GAYSHEN a silly-looking person …1805 Eng. dial.
– GIDDY GERTIE a silly girl …Bk1942 US sl.
– GIDDY WHELK a silly girl …Bk1958 Eng. sl.
– GIG a fool, a simpleton, an idiot, a stupid person; a trifling, silly, flighty fellow …1685 Eng. dial.
– GIGGLEBY a silly, flighty or giggling girl …1903 Sc.
– GIGGLE GUSHER a silly girl …Bk1942 US sl.
– GIGGLING GERTIE;  GIGGLING GERTY a woman given to giggling, or behaving in a silly, giggling manner …Bk1942 sl.
– GIGLET;  GIGLOT a merry, light-hearted, laughing, romping girl; a giddy, silly, thoughtless girl …a1340
– GIGLO a merry, light-hearted, laughing, romping girl; a giddy, silly, thoughtless girl …a1340
– GIG-MA-LEERIE a silly, flighty boy or girl …1832 Sc. obs.
– GILLIE a rather stupid, foolish or silly person; a simpleton …1770
– GILLIEGACUS;  GILLIGACUS;  GILLY-GACUS a foolish or silly person; a simpleton; a person who is lanky, awkward, or stares stupidly …1719 Sc. rare
– GILLIEGAPUS;  GILLY-GAPUS a foolish or silly person; a simpleton; a person who is lanky, awkward, or stares stupidly …1719 Sc. rare
– GILLIEGAUKIE;  GILLIE-GAWKIE;  GILLY-GAUKIE a foolish or silly person; a simpleton; a person who is lanky, awkward, or stares stupidly …1719 Sc. rare
– GILLY a foolish or silly person; a simpleton; an idiot …1770
– GILLY-GAUPIE;  GILLY-GAWPIE a foolish or silly person; a simpleton; a person who is lanky, awkward, or stares stupidly …1719 Sc. rare
– GILLY-GAUPUS;  GILLY-GAWPUS a foolish, silly, or half-witted person; a simpleton; a person who is lanky, awkward, or stares stupidly …1719 Sc. rare
– GILLY-GAWKER a foolish or silly person; a simpleton; a person who is lanky, awkward, or stares stupidly …1719 Sc. rare
– GILLY-GAWKIE a foolish or silly person; a simpleton; a person who is lanky, awkward, or stares stupidly …1719 Sc. rare
– GILLY-GAWPOCK a foolish or silly person; a simpleton; a person who is lanky, awkward, or stares stupidly …1719 Sc. rare
– GILLY-GAWPY a foolish, silly, or half-witted person; a simpleton; a person who is lanky, awkward, or stares stupidly …1719 Sc. rare
– GINK a silly person …1906 sl.
– GIPE a silly or foolish girl or young woman …Bk1997 Irish sl.
– GLAIK a silly, light-headed, frivolous, or thoughtless person, esp. a girl or woman; an idle, good-for-nothing person …1814 Sc., derogatory
– GNAW-POST a stupid, ignorant person; a silly fellow; a fool, a simpleton …1856 Eng. dial.
– GOMBY a silly fellow …B1900 Eng. dial.
– GOMMIE a silly person …1990 Can. sl.
– GOOBERBRAIN a silly person …1960s US sl.
– GOOFUS a silly person, fool, an idiot …1917 US sl.
– GOO-GOO a silly fool …1910s US sl.
– GOOSE a silly oaf …16C
– GOOSECAP a silly fellow; a stupid, foolish person; a simpleton; an idiot; a giddy or flighty young girl …1589 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– GUMP a silly, foolish person …1825 Amer. dial.
– GYPE a silly person who is easily fooled …1930 Amer. dial.
– HACKSLAVER a dirty, slovenly fellow; an idle, dissolute, good-for-nothing man; a disgusting and silly fellow …1790 Eng. dial.
– HAL a fool, a jester; a silly person …1857 Eng. dial.
– HANKTELO a silly fellow …1690 sl.
– HA’PORTH an unimportant or silly person …Bk2004 Brit. sl.
– HASPAL a sloven; a clownish-mannered person; a silly fellow …1824 Sc.
– HASPILL a sloven; a clownish-mannered person; a silly fellow …1824 Eng. dial.
– HAUMGOBBARD a silly, clownish fellow …1790 Eng. dial.
– HAVERAL-HASH a silly, nonsensical person; a fool …1870 Sc.
– HICK an ignorant countryman; a silly person …M16 derogatory
– INCOMPOOT a nincompoop, a fool, a silly person, a trifler …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– INSIPIENT an unwise, foolish or silly person …1494 obs.
– JACK-ADAMS a foolish and stubborn person; a simpleton; a silly, impertinent fellow …1690 sl.
– JACKSON a silly, stupid fellow …Bk1852 Eng. dial.
– JACOB a silly fellow; a simpleton; a fool; a half-witted fellow; an oaf …1811 sl. obs.
– JAY a stupid or silly person; a simpleton …1884
– JELLY BEAN a silly, weak, inexperienced, or effeminate person …1919 Amer. dial., derogatory
– KIME a simpleton, a fool, a silly fellow…c1305 obs. rare
– KNOCK-SOFTLY a silly or stupid person; a fool …1887 Eng. dial.
– LABLOLLY a lazy, clumsy, hulking fellow; a ne’er-do-well; a silly person …1876 Eng. dial. 
– LIGHTHEAD a very silly or light-headed person …1965 Amer. dial.
– LIRIPOOP a silly person …1621 obs.
– MAAMOUTH a silly, talkative person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MACKY-MOON a fool, a silly person; one who makes himself absurd or ridiculous by playing the fool; a queer-looking figure …1872 Eng. dial.
– MADGE a term of contempt for a silly woman …1814 Sc.
– MAFF a fool; a foolish, silly person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MAFFLIN a simpleton; a silly, foolish person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MAGGOT-PATE a silly whimsical person …1622 obs.
– MAWMSEY a silly, awkward, trifling fellow …1881 Eng. dial.
– MAY-FOOL a person befooled on the 1st of May; an ‘April fool’; a silly person, a dupe, a blockhead …1869 Eng. dial.
– MAY-GAME a foolish, silly person …1886 Eng. dial.
– MAY-GOSLING a person befooled on the 1st of May; an ‘April fool’; a silly person, a dupe, a blockhead …1842 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MEACOCK a silly effeminate fellow; a spiritless or timorous fellow; a coward, a weakling; a henpecked husband …1526 obs.
– MOILIN a silly fellow …Bk1878 Eng. dial.
– MOKIE a stupid, silly lout …1903 Sc.
– MOME a fool, a stupid or silly person; a blockhead, a simpleton; a dull, ignorant person; a dolt …1550 obs. rare
– MONKEY a silly, frivolous, or precocious person; usually used affectionately …1589
– MOO a silly, foolish woman …Bk1909
– MOONEY;  MOONY a fool; a soft-head; a simpleton; a silly fellow …1682 sl.
– MOON-HEAD a silly, awkward fellow …1919 Amer. dial.
– MOONLING a simpleton, a fool, an idiot, a silly fellow, a lunatic …1631 obs. rare
– MOONRAKER a very foolish or silly person; a blockhead …c1840 Brit. colloq.
– MORBAN a silly, foolish person …Bk1879 Eng. dial.
– MUMMYDIDDLE a stupid, silly person; a foolish person …Bk1903 Eng. dial.
– NAITRAL a person of weak intellect; a silly person; a simpleton ..1838 Sc.
– NANA a foolish or silly person; an idiot …1965 colloq.
– NANNICOCK a silly, affected person; a young woman, as a term of contempt; also, a fool …1600 obs. rare
– NAZOLD a silly or weak-minded person; a vain fool …1607 colloq.
– NAZZALD a silly or weak-minded person …1607 Eng. dial.
– NAZZARD an insignificant or feeble person; a worthless scamp; a silly, foolish fellow …1619 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– NAZZLE a silly or weak-minded person …1607 Eng. dial.
– NEDDY-BEECHAM a silly fellow …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NEDDY-HOMMER a silly fellow …1868 Eng. dial.
– NELLY an effeminate or homosexual man; generally, a silly, ineffectual, or fussy person; a sissy …1931 colloq., derogatory
– NING-NANG a worthless or troublesome person; an unreliable person; a silly or stupid person; a fool …1832 Eng. dial.
– NINNY-NONNY a silly, weak-minded, or foolish person …1823 Eng. dial.
– NISEY a fool; a silly fellow; a simpleton; a dunce …c1684-6 obs.
– NOCKY a silly, dull fellow; a foolish person; a simpleton, a dullard; an oaf …a1700 obs. rare exc. Eng. dial.
– NONTY-NIDDLETY a silly fellow …B1900 Eng. dial.
– NOODLE a silly, stupid person …sl.
– NUMP a dolt; an oaf; a silly or stupid person; a fool; a blockhead …17C Brit.
– NUMPS a silly or stupid person; a fool, a blockhead, a dolt …1611 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– NUTHEAD a very silly or light-headed person …1965 Amer. dial.
– O a stupid or silly fellow; a softy …Bk1880 Eng. dial. 
– OLD CHOOK a silly old woman …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– OLD WOMAN a fussy, silly person of any sex or age …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PALAVER a wearisome talker; a person of silly, fussy and ostentatious manners …1895 Sc.
– PATE-HEAD a silly, senseless person …Bk1905 Eng. dial. 
– PATTICK a fool, simpleton, a silly person; one who talks nonsense; a merry fellow …1856 Eng. dial.
– PAWCHLIE a stupid person, a simpleton; a silly person of low stature …1824 Sc. 
 PEAGOOSE a dolt, a fool; a simpleton, a silly fellow …1606 obs.
– POWDER PUFF a silly girl or woman …E20 US sl.
– RABBIT a simpleton; a fool; a silly person; a victim …1900 Aust. sl.
– RATTLE-BRAIN a confused, silly, or stupid person; a wild, harum-scarum person; a spendthrift …B1900 Eng. dial.
– RAWNY a silly fellow; a fool …B1900 Eng. dial.
– SAP-HEAD a blockhead; a soft, silly person …1798
– SAPSCULL;  SAPSKULL a silly fellow; a fool; a blockhead; a simpleton …1735 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– SATEPOLL a foolish, silly, or stupid person; a simpleton …1867 Eng. dial.
– SAWK a silly person …1892 Eng. dial.
– SAWNEY a fool or simpleton; a silly, half-witted fellow; an ignorant country lout; a soft, good-natured fellow; a clumsy person; a thug …a1700
– SAWTER-CRAWN a silly fellow …Bk1855 obs.
– SCANGER a silly woman …2001 Irish sl.
– SCREW-POT a very silly or light-headed person …1965 Amer. dial.
– SILLIKIN a silly person, a simpleton; a naive person …1860 sl.
– SILLY a silly or foolish person …1858 colloq.
– SILLY FILLY a silly girl …Bk1942 US sl.
– SIMON a silly fellow; a credulous gullible person; a simpleton …1785 sl.
– SIMPLE SIMON a silly fellow; a credulous gullible person; a fool, a simpleton …1785 sl.
– SINGLE-TEN a very foolish, silly fellow …a1700 sl.
– SKANGER a silly woman …2000s Irish sl.
– SOFTHEAD a half-witted or silly person
– SOPPY DATE a foolish or silly person …1914 UK sl.
– SPACE CADET a foolish person; a person who is always silly or giddy …1973 sl.
– SPALT a silly or foolish person …1639 obs. rare
– SPOOPS a silly fellow, a simpleton; a weak-minded fellow; one whose manners are objectionable …1914 Amer. dial.
– SUCK-EGG a fool, a silly person, a stupid fellow …1609 Eng. dial. & sl.
– SUNCATE a silly fellow …Bk1904 Eng. dial obs.
– TAAPIE a silly, careless woman …Bk1880 Eng. dial.
– TABBY a silly old woman …Bk1988 Aust. sl. 
– TARLOCH a silly, inactive girl …Bk1905 Sc.
– TASSEL a silly fellow …Bk1905 Eng. dial. obs.
– TASSEY;  TASSY;  TAZIE;  TAZZY a mischievous child; a foolish, romping girl; a silly fellow …1808 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TAUPIE;  TAWPY an inactive, silly, and slovenly woman; a foolish, childish, or thoughtless girl or young woman …1728 Sc.
– TIMDOODLE a term of contempt applied to a stupid, silly fellow …1806 Eng. dial.
– TITTY-OAF a silly fellow …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TOM CONNEY;  TOM CONY a simpleton, a ninny, a very silly fellow …a1700
– UNDOUGHT a weak, puny person; a silly, incapable, worthless person …1644 Sc.
– WAFFLE a feeble, silly, spineless person …1887 Sc.
– WAG-FEATHER a silly swaggerer; a swaggering coxcomb …1611 obs.
– WANDOCHT;  WANDOUGHT a weak, feeble, or puny person; a silly, inactive, worthless person …a1728 Sc.
– WARP-HEAD a silly muddle-headed person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– WIDGEON a simpleton; a silly fellow …1670 arch.
– WITTY WIDGEON a wiseacre, a know-it-all; a silly fellow …Bk1873 Eng. dial.
– WOOFET a silly fellow …Bk1855 Eng. dial.
– YAM a term of contempt for a silly, lumpish fellow; a blockhead …1921 Sc.
– YARRA a silly or stupid person …1967 Aust. & NZ sl. 
– YAWNEY-BOX a silly person; a lazy, stupid person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YORNHEAD a silly person; a lazy, stupid person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YOUNG CUCKOO a silly person; one who is easily taken in …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YOW-PAP a childish, silly fellow …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– ZAHTY-POLL a stupid, silly, half-imbecile person …Bk1886 Eng. dial. 
 
SILLINESS etc. – VERBS
– ADOTE to become silly …c1350 obs. rare
– BEDOTE to cause to dote, to make silly, to befool …c1385 obs.
– CARRY ON LIKE A PORK CHOP to behave in a silly way; to overreact …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– COME OUT WITH THE CAKES to be silly or half-witted …1874 Eng. dial.
– FATUATE to become silly, to act foolishly, to play the fool …1656 arch.
– HAVE KANGAROOS IN ONE’S TOP PADDOCK to be crazy or very silly …E20 Aust. sl.
– LOOK LIKE A MORAY MAN MELTING BRASS to look silly …Bk2002 Sc.
– LUNCH to act in a silly or irrational manner; to overreact; to procrastinate …1980s African-American & teen sl.
– SILLY to stun; to render silly or insensible …1850


SILVER – ADJECTIVES
– made of silver; consisting of silver SILVERN c888 now poetic & arch.
– silver-coloured SILVERN 1885 rare

SILVER – NOUNS
– adulterated silver or gold QUEER WEDGE 19C sl.
– silver ARGE 1940s sl.
– silver REV-LIS Bk1903 back slang