funniest funniest  /ˈfə ni əst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line)
  2. (adj) arousing or provoking laughter
  3. (adj) beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
  4. (adj) not as expected
  5. (adj) experiencing odd bodily sensations

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. See, Sykes hates that word, and she's at her funniest when she's angry.
  2. They're not the first to try it, but they may be the funniest.
  3. The funniest dialogue came from the Catskills, where I had been working as a waiter for so many years of my life.

News

  1. Your Dad Is Smarter Than You: An Interview With Drew Magary

    Photo: Patrick Serengulian/Gotham You've probably read Deadspin and GQ, which means you've probably read Drew Magary. He's one of the funniest writers around, and his new, profanity-laced parenting memoir "Someone Could Get Hurt" is hilarious even if your biggest fear is getting a girl pregnant. It also has serious parts, like a chapter about how [...]
    on June 15, 2013     Source: MTV

  2. Still Funny After All Of These Years: Revisiting A Lifetime Of Richard Pryor

    There is no single "funniest comedian" of our lifetime. Several names, however,  will consistently make the top 10 list.  Are you a fan of the raw insights of a Lenny Bruce, or are you drawn to an everyman like Bob Newhart?  Do you enjoy the rapid-fire stylings of Robin Williams or prefer the verbal onslaught of Eddie Murphy? From the films of Woody Allen to Mel Brooks, from rock star talents ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Staff pick: The Whitest Kids U’ Know are also funniest kids you don’t know

    Dylan Shelton has been bringing some of the funniest standup comedians working today to Woodlands Tavern, and now he’s branching out to include sketch comedy with The Whitest Kids U’ Know.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Columbus Alive

Quotes

  1. "It's been brilliant," said star Daniel Radcliffe. "It's also, I think, the funniest of the films so far."
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Daniel Radcliffe Source: Guardian

  2. "Pound for pound he is one of the funniest men I know," said Gervais.
    on Apr 23, 2010 By: Ricky Gervais Source: Vancouver Sun

  3. "Well the funniest thing was, ah, you know, we were just at a restaurant," Clooney says in an interview to air Monday on NBC's "Today" show. "It wasn't like we were out drinking. We were at a restaurant, sitting down, drinking. I was in bed...
    on Nov 30, 2006 By: George Clooney Source: International Herald Tribune

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