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Definitions of funny

  1. arousing or provoking laughter; " an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; " an amusing fellow"; " a comic hat"; " a comical look of surprise"; " funny stories that made everybody laugh"; " a very funny writer"; " it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"; " a mirthful experience"; " risible courtroom antics"
  2. in a comical manner; " she acted comically"
  3. beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; " a curious hybrid accent"; " her speech has a funny twang"; " they have some funny ideas about war"; " had an odd name"; " the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; " something definitely queer about this town"; " what a rum fellow"; " singular behavior"
  4. ( informal) not as expected; " there was something fishy about the accident"; " up to some funny business"; " some definitely queer goings- on"; " a shady deal"; " her motives were suspect"; " suspicious behavior"
  5. in a strange manner; " a queerly inscribed sheet of paper"; " he acted kind of funny"
  6. experiencing odd bodily sensations; " told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest"
  7. not as expected; " there was something fishy about the accident"; " up to some funny business"; " some definitely queer goings- on"; " a shady deal"; " her motives were suspect"; " suspicious behavior"
  8. A light boat.
  9. Droll; comical; amusing; laughable.
  10. A clinkerbuit, narrow boat for sculling.
  11. Comical; droll; causing laughter; colloquially, strange, odd, or queer.
  12. Funnily.
  13. Funnier.
  14. Funniest.
  15. Full of fun: droll.
  16. Affording fun; comical; ludicrous.
  17. Droll; comical; full of fun.
  18. Droll; comical.
  19. See fun.
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Quotes of funny

  1. That's what I hate about a lot of comedies, when you're hitting a line or making it funny – Jennifer Aniston
  2. I love the part of Hector as it takes me back to playing eccentric parts. He is a funny character, which is fine by me as I've been playing for laughs for decades now! It's lovely to get a laugh; it's the best thing in the world! – Richard Briers
  3. It's not about trying to be funny all the time. It's more of a document that hopefully is funny – David Cross
  4. Nine out of 10 times these guys will hit it -they'll be on something incredibly funny but one out of 10, two out of 10, they'll fall flat on their faces. That's what makes them great actors: they take those chances, they don't play it safe. – Peter Farrelly
  5. A lot of my friends are club people. It's not me. It's funny to represent that, because it's not me. I don't fit into a gay club setting. It's just ironic that I represent that somehow. – Randy Harrison
  6. It's funny how all of this has worked out- I wasn't popular in high school, but now every drunken guy in the United States wants to be my pal. They all want to buy me a shot, and pretty soon I'm throwing up. – Jimmy Kimmel
  7. You asked what is the secret of a really good sketch. And it is a sketch is a small play. It's got a beginning, and a middle and an end. It should have a plot; it should have the characters, conflict. It is a little play. And in it, will be funny stuff. – Harvey Korman
  8. Steve Martin is one of the most intelligent, well -read human beings that I've ever come across. He is equally as funny off screen as he is on. But he also has a very intellectual side, and he's a really nice human being. We actually become good friends. – Anthony LaPaglia
  9. You gotta keep the funny intact. – Seth MacFarlane
  10. I can do comedy, so people want me to do that, but the other side of comedy is depression. Deep, deep depression is the flip side of comedy. Casting agents don't realize it but in order to be funny you have to have that other side. – Parker Posey
  11. A fellow who has a funny bone can learn to hone his skills, but I don't think you can develop a funny bone- you either have it or you don't. And by the way- when you get it, we don't know it. – Carl Reiner
  12. I'm known as a kind of dramatic, serious, almost humorless actor and the fact is, I'm a funny guy, and I spend most of my life trying to find a lighter side of things, and on stage was given plenty of opportunity to do that. – Campbell Scott
  13. It is funny the two things most men are proudest of is the thing that any man can do and doing does in the same way, that is being drunk and being the father of their son. – Gertrude Stein
  14. That's something- you laugh about Eminem... It's funny man, because I didn't like him when he first came out, ya know. It seemed like a big joke. But I think the guy's for real, and I like his lyrics! – Alan Vega
  15. I have a funny name. – Pia Zadora

Usage examples for funny

  1. Liddy's face was really funny – The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. " Well, I guess I'll have to," said Keedah, with a funny look at Umboo. – Umboo, the Elephant by Howard R. Garis
  3. But we'll look so funny – The Little Colonel at Boarding-School by Annie Fellows Johnston
  4. But for once It wasn't funny – Tasting the Earth by Mona Gould
  5. But I would look funny on her, I give in. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  6. Oh, what a funny name! – Little Lucy's Wonderful Globe by Charlotte M. Yonge
  7. Perhaps that is why it is so funny to us to see them in trouble. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  8. Dear, dear, funny little face! – Prose Fancies by Richard Le Gallienne
  9. Isn't it too funny and nice that you should happen to have to do with St. Ebbe's and Annie? – A Houseful of Girls by Sarah Tytler
  10. " He was a funny little man," she said to herself, thoughtfully. – American Fairy Tales by L. Frank Baum
  11. How interesting and funny – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  12. " Do shut up, and don't try to be funny said Clapperton. – The Cock-House at Fellsgarth by Talbot Baines Reed
  13. " That's the funny thing about some fellers," he thought, " you never can tell whether they like you or not. – Tom Slade Motorcycle Dispatch Bearer by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  14. Now wasn't that funny – Mary Marie by Eleanor H. Porter
  15. And it makes him act funny – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  16. And he's all mud and he looks awful funny – Six Little Bunkers at Uncle Fred's by Laura Lee Hope
  17. Why, says I, that's funny isn't it? – The Man Who Drove the Car by Max Pemberton
  18. I can tell you I don't think it half as funny as yours was. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  19. Funny his going off like he did in such a hurry. – The Imaginary Marriage by Henry St. John Cooper
  20. The funny part of it is, too, that I heard from Mrs. Bundercombe a week or so ago, and she never said a word about any of them coming over. – An Amiable Charlatan by E. Phillips Oppenheim

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