funny paper

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Origin of funny paper

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75

Words Nearby funny paper Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use funny paper in a sentence

  • Pat picked up the funny paper again and pretended to become engrossed in it.

    The Boy Grew Older | Heywood Broun
  • He was a dabbler in light verse, and had been elected to the college funny paper.

    The Seven-Branched Candlestick | Gilbert W. (Gilbert Wolf) Gabriel
  • The man of the house each day reads his newspaper, containing accounts of crimes, accidents and the funny paper.

  • "He made me promise I'd tell him a story if I couldn't find the funny paper," said Kate.

    The Boy Grew Older | Heywood Broun

British Dictionary definitions for funny paper

funny paper

  1. US and Canadian a section or separate supplement of a newspaper, etc, containing comic strips

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