antics


antics
an|tics [ˈæntıks] n [plural]
[Date: 1500-1600; Origin: antic 'strange' (16-19 centuries), from Italian antico 'ancient', from Latin antiquus; ANTIQUE1]
behaviour that seems strange, funny, silly, or annoying
We're all growing tired of his childish antics.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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