The students' antics got them into trouble.
Very silly humor is an example of antic.
A drunk person singing at the top of their lungs in the middle of a crowded restaurant is an example of an antic.
Origin of antic
- From Italian antico ancient (used of grotesque designs on some ancient Roman artifacts) from Latin antīquus former, old ant- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition