bizarre; extremely strange
He began his acting career by playing zany minor characters in comedy films, but later began to attempt more serious roles.
sounds like (Johnny) i.e. Johnny Bravo, the cartoon character who is a woman-chaser and often beaten up or ditched by them in the end. Thus, according to the gals, Johnny is a zany zany sounds like Johnny. Johnny Walker, a comedian with a zany sense of humor In muslims, zani means rapist, an easy way to remember "zany"