funny
Pronunciation
  • (America) enPR: fŭnʹē, IPA: /ˈfʌni/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈfʌni/, /ˈfʌnɪ/
  • (Northern England) IPA: /ˈfʊnɪ/
Adjective

funny (comparative funnier, superlative funniest)

  1. Amusing; humorous; comical. [from the mid-18th c.]
    When I went to the circus, I only found the clowns funny.
  2. Strange or unusual, often implying unpleasant. [from the early 19th c.]
    The milk smelt funny so I poured it away.
    I've got a funny feeling that this isn't going to work.
  3. (UK, informal) Showing unexpected resentment.
Synonyms Related terms Translations Translations Noun

funny (plural funnies)

  1. (informal) A joke.
  2. (informal) A comic strip.
Translations Adverb

funny (not comparable)

  1. (nonstandard) In an unusual manner; strangely.
Noun

funny (plural funnies)

  1. (British) A narrow clinker-built boat for sculling.



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