English adjective: funny
|1.||funny arousing or provoking laughter|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||amusing, comic, comical, laughable, mirthful, risible|
|Antonyms||humorless, humourless, unhumorous|
|2.||funny beyond or deviating from the usual or expected|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||curious, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular|
|3.||funny not as expected|
|Samples||There was something fishy about the accident.|
Up to some funny business.
Some definitely queer goings-on.
A shady deal.
Her motives were suspect.
|Synonyms||fishy, shady, suspect, suspicious|
|4.||funny experiencing odd bodily sensations|
|Samples||Told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest.|
English noun: funny
|1.||funny (communication) an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line)|
|Samples||She told a funny story.|
She made a funny.
|Synonyms||funny remark, funny story, good story|
|Broader (hypernym)||gag, jape, jest, joke, laugh|