More definitions of "funny":
- (adv): In a comical manner.
- (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
- (adv): In a strange manner.
Example: "He acted kind of funny"
Synonyms: queerly, strangely, oddly, funnily
- (adj): Not as expected.
Example: "Up to some funny business"
Synonyms: fishy, queer, shady, suspect, suspicious
- (adj): Experiencing odd bodily sensations.
Example: "Told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest"
Famous quotes containing the word funny:
“For me, its enough! Theyve been here long enoughmaybe too long. Its a funny thing, though. All these years Fred was too busy to have much time for the kids, now hes the one whos depressed because theyre leaving. Hes really having trouble letting go. He wants to gather them around and keep them right here in this house.”
—Anonymous Parent. As quoted in Women of a Certain Age, by Lillian B. Rubin, ch. 2 (1979)
“So you finally got wise to yourself, did you? Funny thing about you women. Most of you dont get wise soon enough. You wait until youre so old nobody want you.... Youre not so hard to look at. Give yourself a tumble, youll make the grade.”
—Willis Goldbeck (19001979)
“This funny thing called love.”
—Cole Porter (18931964)