Funny meaning

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Funny is defined as causing laughter or out of the ordinary.

An example of something funny is a joke that makes everyone laugh.

An example of something funny is a fish that smells odd.

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The definition of a funny is a joke or something that makes people laugh.

An example of a funny is a comic strip.

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Causing laughter or amusement.

A funny cartoon.

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Counterfeit or fraudulent.

Tried to pass off funny money as legitimate.

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Somewhat ill, painful, or abnormal.

I felt funny after eating those clams.

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Making or given to making amusing jokes or witticisms.

A colleague who is very funny.

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Appropriate as the subject of a joke; deserving of a joke. Used in negative sentences to express disapproval or to emphasize the seriousness of something.

There is nothing funny about getting the flu.

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Suspiciously odd.

It's funny how I seem to lose something every time he comes around.

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Offensively forward or disrespectful.

She told him off after he started to get funny.

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Contrary to one's demands or expectations.

Don't let the prisoners do anything funny.

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Causing laughter; laughable; amusing; humorous.
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Difficult to account for; unusual or odd.

I had a funny feeling that she would call.

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A joke; a witticism.
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Comic strips.
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The section of a newspaper containing comic strips.
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Peculiar, eccentric, crazy, etc.
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In a funny manner.
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A joke or witticism.
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Amusing; humorous; comical [from the mid-18th c.]

When I went to the circus, I only found the clowns funny.

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Strange or unusual, often implying unpleasant [from the early 19th c.]

The milk smelt funny so I poured it away.

I've got a funny feeling that this isn't going to work.

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(humorous) A joke.
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(humorous) A comic strip.
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(UK) A narrow boat for sculling.
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Out of the ordinary, esp. in a puzzling or suspicious way.
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Origin of funny

Perhaps a jocular use of funny. See above.