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"
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"
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"
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"
experiencing odd bodily sensations
"told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest"
Plural form of funnyman.
droll; comical; amusing; laughable
Etymology: [From Fun.]
a clinkerbuit, narrow boat for sculling
Etymology: [From Fun.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.
fun′i, n. a light clinker-built pleasure-boat, with a pair of sculls.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A light, clinker-built, very narrow pleasure-boat for sculling, i.e. rowing a pair of sculls. The stem and stern are much alike, both curved. The dimensions are variable, from 20 to 30 feet in length, according to the boat being intended for racing purposes (for which they are mostly superseded by wager-boats), or for carrying one or more sitters.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'funny' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3338
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'funny' in Written Corpus Frequency: #538
Rank popularity for the word 'funny' in Adjectives Frequency: #289
The numerical value of funny in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of funny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of funny in a Sentence
We really consciously wanted to undercut the narrative that was developing in the media that he could not stand the idea that he had to give up the microphone, that all the action was with Hillary Clinton and Al Gore and he must of course be miserable, it was the biggest reaction I had ever seen in the hall. It was a success on the terms that we had set out from the beginning. One was to be funny, the other was to change the perception.
I never tried to be malicious, it's the difference between altering fortune cookies to make a candidate look funny and altering State Department cables to make it look as if a former president were a murderer.
I kept shooting because it was so funny.
This is funny and I wish it wasn't funny, but it's probably true today that China and maybe even Russia probably know more about what was on Hillary Clinton's server than do members of the ... United State Congress.
Sometimes you get the funny looks, but I'm totally open about everything, i'll say to them,' Do you have a problem with this ? Do you want to know why I'm doing this ? Because I'll explain it. I'm very talkative. I'll tell you all about my transplant.
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- مُضْحِك، هَزْليArabic
- divertitCatalan, Valencian
- zábavný, legračníCzech
- besynderlig, sjov, morsom, underligDanish
- eigenartig, merkwürdig, spaßig, seltsam, komisch, lustigGerman
- διασκεδαστικός, αστείοςGreek
- divertido, chistoso, cómico, extraño, gracioso, raro, inusualSpanish
- koominen, hupaisa, hassu, kummallinen, huvittava, outo, vitsi, hauskaFinnish
- bizarre, drôle, marrant, amusant, blague, étrange, rigoloFrench
- èibhinn, àbhachdachScottish Gaelic
- komikHaitian Creole
- skemmtilegur, hnyttinn, brandari, fyndinn, smellinnIcelandic
- strano, esilarante, scherzo, inconsueto, divertente, buffo, buffaItalian
- 可笑しい, 変, 面白いJapanese
- 이상한, 우스운, 재미있는Korean
- عهجایهب, سهیر, عهنتیکهKurdish
- lëschteg, spaasseg, komesch, aartlech, droleg, gelungenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- jocīgs, smieklīgsLatvian
- rar, gøy, artig, merkelig, morosam, morsomNorwegian
- mayagi-Ojibwe, Ojibwa
- divertido, estranho, engraçadoPortuguese
- caraghios, amuzantRomanian
- прикольный, странный, смешной, забавныйRussian
- märklig, sällsam, underlig, skojig, komisk, konstig, lustig, roligSwedish
- tuhaf, komik, acayip, gülünçTurkish
- كۈلكىلىكUyghur, Uighur
- buồn cườiVietnamese
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