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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Funny  \Fun"ny\,  n.;  pl  {Funnies}. 
  A  clinkerbuit,  narrow  boat  for  sculling.  [Eng.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Funny  \Fun"ny\,  a.  [Compar.  {Funnier};  superl.  {Funniest}.] 
  [From  {Fun}.] 
  Droll;  comical;  amusing;  laughable. 
 
  {Funny  bone}.  See  {crazy  bone},  under  {Crazy}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  funny 
  adj  1:  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"  [syn:  {amusing},  {comic},  {comical}, 
  {laughable},  {mirthful},  {risible}] 
  2:  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"  [syn:  {curious},  {odd},  {peculiar},  {queer},  {rum}, 
  {rummy},  {singular}] 
  3:  (informal)  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"  [syn:  {fishy},  {queer}, 
  {shady},  {suspect},  {suspicious}] 
  4:  experiencing  odd  bodily  sensations;  "told  the  doctor  about 
  the  funny  sensations  in  her  chest" 
  adv  1:  in  a  strange  manner;  "a  queerly  inscribed  sheet  of  paper"; 
  "he  acted  kind  of  funny"  [syn:  {queerly},  {strangely}, 
  {oddly},  {funnily}] 
  2:  in  a  comical  manner;  "she  acted  comically"  [syn:  {comically}] 




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