What does Funny mean?

Definitions for Funnyˈfʌn i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Funny.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. funny story, good story, funny remark, funny(adj)

    an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line)

    "she told a funny story"; "she made a funny"

  2. amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risible(adj)

    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"

  3. curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular(adj)

    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. fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious(adj)

    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. funny(adj)

    experiencing odd bodily sensations

    "told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest"

Wiktionary

  1. funny(Noun)

    Plural form of funnyman.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Funny

    droll; comical; amusing; laughable

  2. Funny(noun)

    a clinkerbuit, narrow boat for sculling

  3. Origin: [From Fun.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Funny

    fun′i, adj. full of fun: droll: perplexing, odd.—adv. Funn′ily.—ns. Funn′iness, Funn′iment.—Funny bone, a popular name given to what is really the comparatively unprotected ulnar nerve, which, when struck by a blow, shoots a singular tingling sensation down the forearm to the fingers; Funny man, the clown in a circus.

  2. Funny

    fun′i, n. a light clinker-built pleasure-boat, with a pair of sculls.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Funny' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3338

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Funny' in Written Corpus Frequency: #538

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Funny' in Adjectives Frequency: #289

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Funny in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Funny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ian Hay:

    Funny-peculiar or funny-ha-ha

  2. Paul Miller:

    You can be funny or funny looking, we choose to be funny.

  3. Danielle Meitiv:

    The funny thing is, it's so funny to call it a philosophy.

  4. Tennessee Williams:

    The world is a funny paper read backwards. And that way it isn't so funny.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    When the situation is serious, don't be funny; and when the situation is funny, don't be serious!

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