What does funny mean?

Definitions for funny
ˈfʌn ifun·ny

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

Examples of funny in a Sentence

  1. Ottawa Senators goalie Andrew Hammond:

    I think it's funny.

  2. Tom Zegan:

    Clowns taste funny.

  3. Flip Wilson:

    Funny is an attitude.

  4. Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez:

    It was funny at the time.

  5. Kristin Kagetsu:

    It looked a little funny.

Images & Illustrations of funny

  1. funnyfunnyfunny

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