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funny meaning

EN[ˈfʌni] [-ʌni]
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    Definition of funny in English Dictionary

  • NounPLfunniesSUF-y
    1. (humorous) A joke.
      1. (humorous) A comic strip.
        1. (Britain) A narrow boat for sculling.
        2. AdjectiveCOMfunnierSUPfunniest
          1. Amusing; humorous; comical.
            1. When I went to the circus, I only found the clowns funny.
          2. Strange or unusual, often implying unpleasant.
            1. The milk smelt funny so I poured it away.
            2. I've got a funny feeling that this isn't going to work.
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • I was flicking through the newspaper when I glimpsed a funny headline.
            • 'cause I'm a money getter, also a honey hitter / you think you nice as me? Ha ha, you'se a funny nigga
            • "Well, the funniest woman I ever seen Was the great-granddaughter of Mr. Clean She takes about fifteen baths a day Wants me to grow a moustache on my face" - Bob Dylan - "I shall be free"
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • I'll always gamble, anytime, but he's taking so many angle shots at the table it's not even funny.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Morphemes
              • Suffixes
                • Words by suffix
                  • Words suffixed with -y
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
              Related Links:
              1. en funnyman
              2. en funnymen
              3. en funnyness
              4. en funnybone
              5. en funny man
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of funny for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "funny" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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