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Meaning of FUNNY

Pronunciation:  'funee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  in a comical manner; "she acted comically"
  2. [adv]  in a strange manner; "a queerly inscribed sheet of paper"; "he acted kind of funny"
  3. [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. [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"
  5. [adj]  (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"
  6. [adj]  experiencing odd bodily sensations; "told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest"

FUNNY is a 5 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: amusing, comic, comical, comically, curious, fishy, funnily, humorous, humourous, ill, laughable, mirthful, odd, oddly, peculiar, queer, queerly, questionable, risible, rum, rummy, shady, sick, singular, strange, strangely, suspect, suspicious, unusual



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fun"ny\, a. [Compar. {Funnier}; superl. {Funniest}.]
    [From {Fun}.]
    Droll; comical; amusing; laughable.
    {Funny bone}. See {crazy bone}, under {Crazy}.
  2. \Fun"ny\, n.; pl. {Funnies}.
    A clinkerbuit, narrow boat for sculling. [Eng.]
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