noun, plural fun·ny·men.

a comedian or humorist.

Origin of funnyman

First recorded in 1840–50; funny1 + man1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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