funny

Something that is funny is amusing or comical. Comedians make their living being funny.

It seems like the adjective funny should describe something fun — but it doesn’t always. A fun rollercoaster ride might make you scream instead of laugh. In fact, funny is also used in the sense of something that is fishy or shady, or just a little odd, like a funny feeling, or a person who seems a little funny, meaning weird. So if someone calls you funny, make sure they are smiling before you thank them for the compliment.

Definitions of funny
1

n an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line)

“she told a funny story”
“she made a funny
Synonyms:
funny remark, funny story, good story
Type of:
gag, jape, jest, joke, laugh
a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter

adj arousing or provoking laughter

funny stories that made everybody laugh”
“a very funny writer”
Synonyms:
amusing, comic, comical, laughable, mirthful, risible
humorous, humourous
full of or characterized by humor

adj beyond or deviating from the usual or expected

“her speech has a funny twang”
“they have some funny ideas about war”
Synonyms:
curious, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular
strange, unusual
being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird

adj not as expected

“up to some funny business”
Synonyms:
fishy, shady, suspect, suspicious
questionable
subject to question

adj experiencing odd bodily sensations

“told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest”
Synonyms:
ill, sick
affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function

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