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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: provoking amusement or laughter.
antonyms:
serious, unamusing, unfunny
similar words:
amusing, comical, humorous, laughable
definition 2: having the intention of amusing.
antonyms:
serious
similar words:
amusing
definition 3: curious or odd; unusual.
a funny smell in the attic
similar words:
curious, odd, peculiar, queer, strange
definition 4: underhanded or deceitful.
funny business in the election
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.