Tried to pass off funny money as legitimate.
I felt funny after eating those clams.
A funny cartoon.
A colleague who is very funny.
There is nothing funny about getting the flu.
I had a funny feeling that she would call.
It's funny how I seem to lose something every time he comes around.
She told him off after he started to get funny.
Don't let the prisoners do anything funny.
The milk smelt funny so I poured it away.
I've got a funny feeling that this isn't going to work.
An example of something funny is a joke that makes everyone laugh.
An example of something funny is a fish that smells odd.
An example of a funny is a comic strip.
- to be impudent to
Other Word Forms
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of funny
- From fun
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Perhaps a jocular use of funny. See above.
- From fun + -y.