• (RP) IPA: /ˈfjuːnəɹəl/, /ˈfjuːnɹəl/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈfjunəɹəl/

funeral (plural funerals)

  1. A ceremony to honour and remember a deceased person. Often distinguished from a memorial service by the presence of the body of the deceased.
    No one likes to go to funerals.
  2. (dated, chiefly, in the plural) A funeral sermon.
    • Mr. Giles Lawrence preached his funerals.
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funeral (not comparable)

  1. (uncommon) Alternative form of funereal#English|funereal

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