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.
Words nearby funny
SYNONYMS 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
Examples from the Web for funny
Not only had the iconic comedian sexually assaulted many, many women, Maher argued, “I never thought he was funny.”Bill Maher: Hundreds of Millions of Muslims Support Attack on ‘Charlie Hebdo’|Lloyd Grove|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But as is her way, Kaling defended why the episode was not only funny, but necessary.Year of the Butt: How the Booty Changed the World in 2014|Kevin Fallon|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was funny and self-effacing, though prone to fits of anger.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pryor was famous for being funny, even as his life was far from funny.How Richard Pryor Beat Bill Cosby and Transformed America|David Yaffe, Scott Saul|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thanks to Funny or Die, you can see the former 30 Rock actress do her best Peter Pan to hilarious effect.Watch Jane Krakowski's Secret Peter Pan Live! Audition Tape|Jack Holmes, The Daily Beast Video|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
De preacher's name was Christmas Crawford, and dat de reason I 'members it, it so funny to us.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
Zura seemed more amused by Jane's manner and the funny twist in her tongue than impressed by her description.The House of the Misty Star|Fannie Caldwell Macaulay
I have a turtle now that will have a funny story to tell his friends, if he ever reaches his native home again.
They're all-fired fast, but it's funny how they stop when you tackle them.Football Days|William H. Edwards
However, she said to Helen, whispering it over in bed that night, it will be funny.Ruth Fielding In the Saddle|Alice B. Emerson
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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