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albern  

al•bern  
1       adj   silly, stupid, foolish  
inf   (=lächerlich)   stupid, silly, ridiculous  
albernes Zeug      (silly) nonsense  
2       adv   [klingen]   silly  
sich albern benehmen      to act silly   (=Quatsch machen)   to fool about   (Brit)  or around  
albern fragen      to ask a silly question  
3       vi   to fool about   (Brit)  or around  
ich weiß, ich bin unwiderstehlich, alberte er      I know I'm irresistible, he said jokingly  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

Alben, Albe, Albaner, anlabern

albern fragen exp.
to ask a silly question

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to act silly ; to fool about {or} around
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'albern' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
sei nicht albern!
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sie plauderten albern weiter
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mit diesem Hut komme ich mir albern {oder} lächerlich vor
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sei nicht albern
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sei nicht albern
"albern": examples and translations in context
Nicht so albern wie du meinst. - Not as silly as you think.
Das erscheint mir ein bisschen albern. That seems a little silly to me.
Ich fand ihn albern und dumm. Because it seemed stupid and foolish.
So albern waren wir mit 14 nicht mehr. At 14 we weren't that stupid any more.
Ich weiß, es klingt ein bißchen albern. I know that sounds a bit foolish.
Diese Dekoration ist tadellos und sogar albern. This form decoration impeccable and even foolish.
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