funny - definition and synonyms


Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

  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?

derived word


noun [uncountable]