funning funning

Definition(s):

  1. (n) activities that are enjoyable or amusing
  2. (n) verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)
  3. (n) violent and excited activity
  4. (n) a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. When John Cleese delivers a diatribe to a shyster pet-shop owner while flogging the dead parrot that has been sold to him, the funning is lethally potent.
  2. Even if the reader is a mother and a divorcee, she must be reminded to lock that bedroom door lest her stray children wander in while she is funning with a gentleman caller.

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    on May 6, 2014     Source: UC Riverside

Quotes

  1. "The funning thing about Calvin is that I'd never seen him in person until we played him. I was going out for a punt return when the Lions were coming off the field after a third down. He was getting up off the ground after an incomplete pass and I...
    on Mar 6, 2010 By: Nate Burleson Source: MLive.com

  2. Asked about rookie quarterback JaMarcus Russell's arm, Burgess said "I'm too busy trying to rush and basically cracking jokes. You know, it's all funning right now. Fun and jokes."
    on May 4, 2007 By: Derrick Burgess Source: Inside Bay Area

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