Definition of inane adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪˈneɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈneɪn//
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stupid or silly; with no meaning an inane remark The last question was especially inane. I wish you’d stop making these inane remarks! See related entries: Stupid Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from Latin inanis ‘empty, vain’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: inane