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
My mom is silly, but I wouldn’t say she was particularly funny.
Shankar didn’t realize “funny” could be a full-time job until her first year as a premed student at NYU in 2007.
In one of the funniest pictures, Lopez Boada’s Salome carries the head of Pavón’s John the Baptist in a flimsy metal broiler pan.For this artist and his girlfriend, life in lockdown became a creative opportunity|Mark Jenkins|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Eivor is funny, too, but mostly when she isn’t trying to be.
Robin Kemp was 12 hours into the longest day of her journalism career when she got a call from a funny number.
Funnily enough, he was doing a book tour in Australia when I had been cast, but before I came to the States to make the movie.The Great Character Actor: Guy Pearce on His Brilliant Career, From ‘Priscilla’ to ‘The Rover’|Richard Porton|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But funnily enough, there's obviously a signature—and the collections we make will fit automatically in the total of the rest.
He played for the California prep school Harvard-Westlake, where, funnily enough, his backup was the actor Jason Segel.Meet Jason Collins, the First Gay Athlete in Major American Sports|Kevin Fallon|April 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Number one is arguably the most troubling, but funnily enough, it is mostly taken care of by the coding error.
Funnily, No More Mister Nice Blog argues, seemingly persuasively, that Ferguson was wrong in the piece about himself.
But Dods did mix up his—'similes,' I think, is the right word—so funnily!The House That Grew|Mrs. Molesworth
He had never heard or known of a bleeding nose being treated so lightly, and at the same time so funnily.
The dearest little girl you ever saw, and so funnily dressed!The Cuckoo Clock|Mrs. Molesworth
Dilys and Lennie and Hetty of course stand up for you hard, and funnily enough so does Leonora.The Leader of the Lower School|Angela Brazil
The boys soon found an unpretending establishment near the Breedstraat (Broad Street) with a funnily painted lion over the door.Hans Brinker|Mary Mapes Dodge
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
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