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funnyman

[fuhn-ee-man] /ˈfʌn iˌmæn/
noun, plural funnymen.
1.
a comedian or humorist.
Origin of funnyman
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; funny1 + man1
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  • funnyman was not brilliant in conversation, scarcely opening his mouth, except for the purposes of feasting.

    A Little Dinner at Timmins's William Makepeace Thackeray

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