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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
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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

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