Definition of funny


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • funny is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 11 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • funny is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 13 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of funny

  • an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line) (noun)

    Examples

    1. she told a funny story
    2. she made a funny

    Synonyms

    1. funny remark
    2. funny story
    3. good story

  • beyond or deviating from the usual or expected (adjective)

    Examples

    1. her speech has a funny twang
    2. they have some funny ideas about war

    Synonyms

    1. curious
    2. odd
    3. peculiar
    4. queer
    5. rum
    6. rummy
    7. singular

  • not as expected (adjective)

    Examples

    1. up to some funny business

    Synonyms

    1. fishy
    2. shady
    3. suspect
    4. suspicious

  • arousing or provoking laughter (adjective)

    Examples

    1. funny stories that made everybody laugh
    2. a very funny writer

    Synonyms

    1. amusing
    2. comic
    3. comical
    4. laughable
    5. mirthful
    6. risible

  • experiencing odd bodily sensations (adjective)

    Examples

    1. told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest

See definition of funny in Merriam Webster