Definition of "funny" []

  • Causing laughter or amusement. (adjective)
  • Intended or designed to amuse. (adjective)
  • Strangely or suspiciously odd; curious. (adjective)
  • Tricky or deceitful. (adjective)
  • Informal A joke; a witticism. (noun)
  • Causing amusement or laughter; humorous; comical (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Peculiar; odd (adjective)
  • Suspicious or dubious (esp in the phrase funny business) (adjective)
  • Faint or ill (adjective)
  • A joke or witticism (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "funny" in a sentence
  • "It was so funny, "Charlie went on -- everything was _funny_ with Charlie --" to see it rise up like a"
  • "Time for a comprehensive review of what they call the funny shirt tradition of APEC summit."
  • "Ken is not what you call a funny person but he was laughing."