funny funny  /ˈfə ni/

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. The Republicans drew some funny lines, like the ones dividing Austin into four districts, one of them connecting the capital to the border of Mexico 300 miles away.
  2. Just funny and not funny.
  3. In places it is also funny.

News

  1. Churchill Downs notes: Funny Proposition likely to run in Molly Pitcher

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Trainer Mark Casse is still mulling his options with Funny Proposition in the wake of the filly’s victory over two-time champion Royal Delta in the Grade 2 Fleur de Lis Handicap at Churchill Downs.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  2. Churchill Downs: Funny Proposition likely to run in Molly Pitcher

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Trainer Mark Casse is still mulling his options with Funny Proposition in the wake of the filly’s victory over two-time champion Royal Delta in the Grade 2 Fleur de Lis Handicap at Churchill Downs.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  3. Funny or Die brings Chappelle, Demetri Martin, Conchords to DTE WITH VIDEOS

    It’s a comedy tour too big to be contained by four walls: Funny or Die presents the Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival featuring Dave Chappelle, Flight of the Conchords and more to DTE Energy Music Theatre on Sunday, Sept. 1.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

Quotes

  1. "Nobody thinks that Bush and McCain have a real answer to the challenges we face. So what they're going to try to do is make you scared of me," Sen. Obama said. "You know, he's not patriotic enough, he's got a funny name, you know, he doesn't...
    on Jul 31, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "If I could handpick a replacement of a football guy, I would cast a net and drag in Jon Gruden," Kornheiser added. "He is the two things you most want -- smart and funny -- and has the two things I don't -- good hair and a tan. I love PTI...
    on May 18, 2009 By: Tony Kornheiser Source: ESPN

  3. "The funny thing is, we talk about, you know, don't concede early," Bocanegra said. "And man, it's been our trademark lately, conceding early."
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Carlos Bocanegra Source: The Associated Press

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