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funny

fun·ny

funny

 
 
pronunciation:
fuh ni
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Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
inflections: funnier, funniest
definition 1: causing laughter or amusement.
My uncle's jokes are funnier than my father's.
antonyms:
serious
similar words:
comical, humorous, laughable
definition 2: strange or odd; unusual.
There was a funny smell in the attic.
similar words:
curious, odd, peculiar, queer, strange
Word Parts
The word funny contains the following part:
-y1, -ey Old English adjective-forming suffix that means characterized by; full of; tending to
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The suffix -y1, -ey attaches to nouns and a few verbs to form adjectives.