To save this word, you'll need to log in. Adjective When Renaissance Italians began exploring the ancient Roman ruins around them, they discovered fantastic mural paintings that they called grottesca which means "grotesques," a name given to the paintings because they were found in caves, or grotte. Because they were so old, the murals were also called antichi, or "ancient things. Within 20 years of its earliest recorded uses as a noun, antic began appearing as an English adjective. Originally, it meant "grotesque" or "bizarre" a sense now considered archaic , but today it means "playful, funny, or absurd" and the noun means "an often wildly playful or funny act. Good Luck," 5 Nov. Send us feedback.
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They even released a pretty damn weak hip-hop song on SoundCloud recounting their antics. Manning's antics have earned him inches in print and occasional spots on television. He is known for his edgy, often nude photos of girls out on the town and for documenting his late night antics. Many of our classmates related to Robin by doing bits with him, attempting to keep pace with his antics. And for Ukrainians, such anti-Semitic antics recall a different time that produced far more lethal outcomes. The friend's antics in a drawing-room are somewhat regrettable, but you would not say of him that his manners were bad. Once they came upon a village of prairie dogs and paused to watch their antics for a moment. One baboon had so wearied his pursuers by his antics that they pointed a gun at him, though with no intention of firing.
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