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Entry Word: funny
Function: adjective
Text: 1 causing or intended to cause laughter <a very funny movie that had audiences rolling in the aisles>
Synonyms antic, comic, comical, droll, farcical, hilarious, humorous, hysterical, laughable, ludicrous, ridiculous, riotous, risible, screaming, side-splitting, uproarious
Related Words amusing, diverting, entertaining; clownish, slapstick, zany; facetious, flip, flippant, pert, smart, smart-alecky (or smart-aleck); jocular, playful, waggish; priceless, rich, whimsical, witty; gleeful, merry, mirthful
Near Antonyms grave, serious, sober, solemn, somber (or sombre); affecting, moving, poignant, touching, tragic; lachrymose, mournful, sad, tearful
Antonyms humorless, lame, uncomic, unfunny
2 different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion <that's funny, for I could have sworn I put my keys right here yesterday> -- see ODD 2
3 noticeably different from what is generally found or experienced <that's a funny-looking dog--what kind is it?> -- see UNUSUAL 1