BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!
Origin of funny bone
Words nearby funny bone
Example sentences from the Web for funny bone
He cannot be complete in aughtWho is not humorously prone; A man without a merry thoughtCan hardly have a funny-bone.The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
He's the funny-bone and gristle of the country,' said Andy, 'and I don't know who we would do without him.'The Gentle Grafter|O. Henry
"Reckon I've got a funny-bone in my head," he said impatiently.Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party|C. E. Jacobs
I tell you what every woman knows: that Eve wasn't made from the rib of Adam, but from his funny-bone.Charles Frohman: Manager and Man|Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
The General chuckled suddenly, as if something had hit his funny-bone.The Militants|Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews
British Dictionary definitions for funny bone
Medical definitions for funny bone
Idioms and Phrases with funny bone
A point on the elbow where the ulnar nerve runs close to the surface and produces a sharp tingling sensation when knocked against the bone. For example, Ouch! I just banged my funny bone. The expression is a pun on humerus (pronounced the same as humorous), the Latin name for the long bone of the arm. [Early 1800s]
A sense of humor, as in That comedian really tickles my funny bone. This expression is derived from def. 1.