adjective, fun·ni·er, fun·ni·est.
noun, plural fun·nies.
- comic strips.
- Also called funny paper. the section of a newspaper reserved for comic strips, word games, etc.
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synonym study for funny
OTHER WORDS FROM funnyfun·ni·ly, adverbfun·ni·ness, nounun·fun·ni·ly, adverbun·fun·ni·ness, noun
Definition for funny (2 of 2)
noun, plural fun·nies.
Origin of funny2
Example sentences from the Web for funny
Nothing made Groucho funnier than having this Margaret Dumont around not understanding the jokes.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So that changed my bit, and then I just got to openly mock him on live national television, which was almost a funnier joke.Oscars Host Neil Patrick Harris on His Best and Worst Emcee Moments (VIDEO)|Neil Patrick Harris|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some are funnier than others, though the good ones are pretty great.
South Park is not just funnier than any of those shows—it refuses to let us escape the god-forsaken world in which we live.
And another thing, the more serious the situation, the funnier the comedy can be.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview|Alex Belth|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Between the putting up of the articles, he sang comic songs, and the funnier the song, the livelier the bidding that followed.A Mountain Woman and Others|(AKA Elia Wilkinson) Elia W. Peattie
"I defy him to make a funnier one than God Almighty's made for him," responded the massive gentleman.Paul Kelver|Jerome Klapka, AKA Jerome K. Jerome
You have always been a funny old daddy-man, and now that you are my grand-daddy-man you are funnier than ever.Furze the Cruel|John Trevena
He slapped his knees as he sighed: "This is a funny world, and the more you see of it the funnier it gets."In Our Town|William Allen White
What could be funnier than the knocking of Beauchamp's blunderbuss out of his hands, and pointing the muzzle at him!Beauchamp's Career, Complete|George Meredith
British Dictionary definitions for funny
adjective -nier or -niest
noun plural -nies
Derived forms of funnyfunnily, adverbfunniness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with funny
In addition to the idioms beginning with funny
- funny bone
- funny business
- funny money
, also see under