verb (used with object), fun·neled, fun·nel·ing or (especially British) fun·nelled, fun·nel·ling.
verb (used without object), fun·neled, fun·nel·ing or (especially British) fun·nelled, fun·nel·ling.
Origin of funnel
Related Words for funnelledpour, filter, transmit, siphon, channel, move, pipe, convey, conduct, carry, pass, traject
Examples from the Web for funnelled
Contemporary Examples of funnelled
As it funnelled through the bay outside Candahug, some witnesses put its height at a towering 16ft.Typhoon Haiyan: The Philippine Village that Lost Its Men
November 17, 2013
Historical Examples of funnelled
So saying, I funnelled my mouth with my hands and shouted in the direction whence the voice had proceeded a few minutes before.A Crime of the Under-seas
verb -nels, nelling or -nelled or US -nels, -neling or -neled
Word Origin for funnel
c.1400, from Middle French fonel, from Provençal enfounilh, "a word from the Southern wine trade" [Weekley], from Late Latin fundibulum, shortened from Latin infundibulum "a funnel or hopper in a mill," from infundere "pour in," from in- "in" + fundere "pour" (see found (v.2)).
1590s, from funnel (n.). Related: Funneled; funneling.