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1. funny

adjective. ['ˈfʌni'] arousing or provoking laughter.

Synonyms

  • amusing
  • mirthful
  • humorous
  • risible
  • humourous
  • comic
  • comical

Antonyms

  • matched
  • even
  • usual
  • exact

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fun (English)
  • fon (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Funny

  • tunny
  • tunney
  • sunny
  • sonny
  • runny
  • munni
  • money
  • lunny
  • lunney
  • honey
  • gunny
  • bunny
  • bunnie
  • bunney

How do you pronounce funny?

Pronounce funny as ˈfəni.

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Example sentences of the word funny


1. Adjective
Spice up your class by adding a few jokes or funny experiences to your lesson plan.

Quotes containing the word funny


1. Laughter is involuntary. If it's funny you laugh.
- Tom Lehrer

2. You can't be funny if you don't have good material.
- Matt LeBlanc

3. Well, I mean, if a joke or humor is bawdy, it's got to be funny enough to warrant it. You can't just have it bawdy or dirty just for the sake of being that - it's got to be funny.
- Betty White

2. funny

adjective. ['ˈfʌni'] beyond or deviating from the usual or expected.

Synonyms

  • odd
  • rummy
  • strange
  • peculiar
  • queer
  • rum
  • unusual
  • singular

Antonyms

  • incurious
  • uninquiring
  • uninterested
  • exhausted

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fun (English)
  • fon (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. funny

adjective. ['ˈfʌni'] not as expected.

Synonyms

  • questionable
  • suspect
  • fishy
  • suspicious

Antonyms

  • nondrinker
  • native
  • familiarity
  • nativeness

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fun (English)
  • fon (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. funny

adjective. ['ˈfʌni'] experiencing odd bodily sensations.

Synonyms

  • sick

Antonyms

  • general
  • nonspecific

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fun (English)
  • fon (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. funny

noun. ['ˈfʌni'] an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line).

Synonyms

  • jape
  • gag
  • laugh
  • jest
  • good story
  • funny remark
  • joke

Antonyms

  • heterosexual
  • bisexual
  • unusualness
  • common

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fun (English)
  • fon (Middle English (1100-1500))
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