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funnyman

[fuhn-ee-man]
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noun, plural fun·ny·men.
  1. a comedian or humorist.
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Origin of funnyman

First recorded in 1840–50; funny1 + man1
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  • Funnyman was not brilliant in conversation, scarcely opening his mouth, except for the purposes of feasting.

    A Little Dinner at Timmins's

    William Makepeace Thackeray