Lingvanex Tranalator

Lingvanex Translator

Translate: Text, Voice, Camera


Meaning & Definition of Funny in English

English

Funny

/fəni/

noun

1. An account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line)

  • "She told a funny story"
  • "She made a funny"
    synonym:
  • funny story
  • ,
  • good story
  • ,
  • funny remark
  • ,
  • funny

adjective

1. 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"
    synonym:
  • amusing
  • ,
  • comic
  • ,
  • comical
  • ,
  • funny
  • ,
  • laughable
  • ,
  • mirthful
  • ,
  • risible

2. 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"
    synonym:
  • curious
  • ,
  • funny
  • ,
  • odd
  • ,
  • peculiar
  • ,
  • queer
  • ,
  • rum
  • ,
  • rummy
  • ,
  • singular

3. 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"
    synonym:
  • fishy
  • ,
  • funny
  • ,
  • shady
  • ,
  • suspect
  • ,
  • suspicious

4. Experiencing odd bodily sensations

  • "Told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest"
    synonym:
  • funny

Examples of using

Tom, you’re not funny.
You two are funny.
It will be funny.