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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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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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