Associations to the word «Funny»


FUNNY, adjective. Amusing; humorous; comical. [from the mid-18th c.]
FUNNY, adjective. Strange or unusual, often implying unpleasant. [from the early 19th c.]
FUNNY, noun. (humorous) A joke.
FUNNY, noun. (humorous) A comic strip.
FUNNY, noun. (British) A narrow boat for sculling.
FUNNY BONE, noun. (idiomatic) The ulnar nerve in the elbow, which, when hit, causes a tingly sensation. [from the 19th c.]
FUNNY BONE, noun. (figuratively) One's sense of humor.
FUNNY BONES, noun. Plural of funny bone
FUNNY BOOK, noun. A comic book.
FUNNY BOOKS, noun. Plural of funny book
FUNNY BUSINESS, noun. Unethical practices
FUNNY BUSINESS, noun. (slang) sexual intercourse
FUNNY CAR, noun. A drag racing car class. Generally, funny cars have forward-mounted engines and carbon fiber automotive bodies over the chassis that resemble manufacturers' showroom models.
FUNNY CARS, noun. Plural of funny car
FUNNY FARM, noun. (idiomatic) An insane asylum. [from the 20th c.]
FUNNY FARMS, noun. Plural of funny farm
FUNNY HA HA, adjective. Alternative spelling of funny ha-ha
FUNNY HA-HA, adjective. Humorous, as opposed to strange (the other meaning of funny)
FUNNY HA-HA, adjective. Humorous, as opposed to serious or non-funny
FUNNY IN THE HEAD, adjective. (idiom) crazy, mad, insane
FUNNY MONEY, noun. (idiomatic) Money gained in a devious or sneaky manner.
FUNNY MONEY, noun. (informal) (US) A highly inflated currency.
FUNNY MONEY, noun. (slang) (US) Bills of any foreign currency or of counterfeit origin.
FUNNY MONEY, noun. (slang) Play money.
FUNNY PAGES, noun. (pluralonly) (comics) The section of a newspaper containing comic strips.
FUNNY PAPERS, noun. (pluralonly) (comics) The section of a newspaper containing comic strips.
FUNNY PECULIAR, adjective. Strange, as opposed to humorous (the other meaning of funny)
FUNNY STUFF, noun. (idiomatic) Irregular, often illegal, activities.

Dictionary definition

FUNNY, noun. An account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line); "she told a funny story"; "she made a funny".
FUNNY, adjective. 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".
FUNNY, adjective. 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".
FUNNY, adjective. 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".
FUNNY, adjective. Experiencing odd bodily sensations; "told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest".

Wise words

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