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Adjective: funny (funnier,funniest)  fú-nee
  1. Arousing or provoking laughter
    "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer";
    - amusing, comic, comical, laughable, mirthful, risible, rib-tickling
     
  2. Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war";
    - curious, odd, peculiar, queer, rum [Brit], rummy, singular
     
  3. Not as expected
    "up to some funny business";
    - fishy, shady, suspect, suspicious
     
  4. Experiencing odd bodily sensations
    "told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest"
Noun: funny  fú-nee
  1. An account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line)
    "she told a funny story"; "she made a funny"; "she told a funny remark";
    - funny story, good story, funny remark

Derived forms: funnies, funnier, funniest

See also: humorous, humourous [Brit, Cdn, non-standard], ill, questionable, sick, strange, unusual

Type of: gag, jape, jest, joke, laugh

Encyclopedia: Funny