I know it will be funnier, but can it possibly be more compelling?
In talking with Flynt, I found him funnier and more politically opinionated than I expected.
She was the only comic I saw who laughed at her own jokes, and I found that funnier than hell.
This is one of the funnier “feuds” between a rapper and a journalist.
The script was funnier than the first one, and that was what was exciting for me.
But when she was left alone she at once wrote a funnier letter than ever to Sir Francis.
The more amateurish the work, the funnier the public consider it.
She was a funny looking old woman, funnier than Karen had prepared him for finding her, and uglier.
There are funnier characters there than anywhere else I know.'
Don't you see that the story of your pie is a hundred times better and funnier than your bird would have been?
"humorous," 1756, from fun + -y (2). Meaning "strange, odd" is 1806, said to be originally U.S. Southern. The two senses of the word led to the retort question "funny ha-ha or funny peculiar," which is attested from 1916. Related: Funnier; funniest. Funny farm "mental hospital" is slang from 1962. Funny bone "elbow end of the humerus" is 1826; funnies "newspaper comic strips" is from 1852.