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Synonyms of funny

Noun


1. funny story, good story, funny remark, funny, joke, gag, laugh, jest, jape

usage: an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line); "she told a funny story"; "she made a funny"

Adjective


1. amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risible, humorous (vs. humorless), humourous

usage: arousing or provoking laughter; "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"; "a mirthful experience"; "risible courtroom antics"

2. curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular, strange (vs. familiar), unusual

usage: beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior"

3. fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious, questionable (vs. unquestionable)

usage: not as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior"

4. funny, ill (vs. well), sick

usage: experiencing odd bodily sensations; "told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest"

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