Meaning of funny


Pronunciation: (fun'ē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -ni•er, -ni•est, -nies.
  1. providing fun; causing amusement or laughter; amusing; comical: a funny remark; a funny person.
  2. attempting to amuse; facetious: Did you really mean that or were you just being funny?
  3. warranting suspicion; deceitful; underhanded: We thought there was something funny about those extra charges.
  4. insolent; impertinent: Don't get funny with me, young man!
  5. curious; strange; peculiar; odd: Her speech has a funny twang.
  1. a funny remark or story; a joke: to make a funny.
    1. comic strips.
    2. Also calledfunny paper.the section of a newspaper reserved for comic strips, word games, etc.


Pronunciation: (fun'ē), [key]
— pl. -nies.
  1. a shell or light skiff rowed by one person with sculls.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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