Definitions for funny
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word funny.
funny story, good story, funny remark, funnyadjective
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, risibleadjective
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, singularadjective
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, suspiciousadjective
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
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from 20 to 30 feet in length, according to the boat being intended for racing purposes (for which they are mostly superseded by wager-boats), or for carrying one or more sitters.
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Rank popularity for the word 'funny' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3338
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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
When I was a kid, being 50 was pipe and slippers time, it's kind of like you're done, you're going to be retiring ... And I think that's completely different now, it's something to be celebrated or at least to be acknowledged ... Also I thought it would be funny 'cause Adele has called her albums '19', '21' and '25' so I thought ... I'll take '50'.
There is only one Raven -- and for over 25 years, she has blessed audiences around the world with the greatest gift of all -- the pure, unadulterated joy of laugh-out-loud funny, after being a part of over 20 different Disney projects, we are thrilled to be bringing Raven home to Disney Channel once again.
I think any jokes about rape, homophobia or Hitler is not a joke, i think that was a hard thing swallow in 30 seconds. Film festivals are such a beautiful, respectful festivals of film and artists and to have that, it felt like it wouldn’t have happened if it was in the 1940s. I can’t imagine Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby going out and doing that. It was more disappointing for the artists in the room that someone was going up there making jokes about something that wasn’t funny.
For some reason, leatherbound copies of the goings-on in Congress lined the shelves of our living room, and I pored over them when I was 12. I had never read anything so funny," Alda said. "From then on, I knew I wanted to do comedy.
They laughed at him, they thought it was funny.
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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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