More definitions of "funny":
- (adj): Not as expected.
Example: "Up to some funny business"
Synonyms: fishy, queer, shady, suspect, suspicious
- (adj): Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected.
Example: "Her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"
Synonyms: curious, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular
- (adj): Arousing or provoking laughter.
Example: "Funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"
Synonyms: amusing, comic, comical, laughable, mirthful, risible
- (adv): In a comical manner.
Famous quotes containing the word funny:
“A funny business, a womans career. The things you drop on your way up the ladder so you can move faster. You forget youll need them again when you get back to being a woman.”
—Joseph L. Mankiewicz (19091993)
“Being a funny person does an awful lot of things to you. You feel that you mustnt get serious with people. They dont expect it from you, and they dont want to see it. Youre not entitled to be serious, youre a clown, and they only want you to make them laugh.”
—Fanny Brice (18911951)
“Do you know anything that in all its innocence is more humiliating than the funny pages of a Sunday newspaper in America?”
—Johan Huizinga (18721945)