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.
SYNONYMS FOR funny
Related formsfun·ni·ly, adverbfun·ni·ness, nounun·fun·ni·ly, adverbun·fun·ni·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for funniness
We were all just blown away by his charisma and magnetism and his funniness.
Now, you don't appear to appreciate the funniness of the situation.A Woman Intervenes|Robert Barr
I exclaimed in dismay, adding in a feeble attempt at funniness: "It might save you fishing out my remains later."Down the Yellowstone|Lewis R. Freeman
I've no intention of accepting him; but no one can judge as I can of how big and dear a person he is—in spite of his funniness.'Franklin Kane|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
British Dictionary definitions for funniness
adjective -nier or -niest
noun plural -nies
Derived Formsfunnily, adverbfunniness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with funniness
In addition to the idioms beginning with funny
- funny bone
- funny business
- funny money
, also see under