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adjective funny pronunciation in British English /ˈfʌni/
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  1. 1
    someone or something that is funny makes you laugh
    a funny story/joke
    one of Britain’s funniest comedians
    I don’t think that’s at all funny.
    Wouldn’t it be funny if we played a trick on him?
    See also fun1
  2. 2
    strange, or unusual
    This tea tastes funny.
    The drugs did funny things to her head.
    You’re in a funny mood today.
    There’s something funny going on.
    If you love her, you’ve got a funny way of showing it.
  3. 3
    dishonest, or illegal
    Do you think there’s something funny about their business proposal?

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