Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun funny

1 sense of funny

Sense 1
funny story, good story, funny remark, funny -- (an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line); "she told a funny story"; "she made a funny")
       => joke, gag, laugh, jest, jape -- (a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point")

Antonyms of adj funny

4 senses of funny

Sense 1
amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risible -- (arousing or provoking laughter; "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"; "a mirthful experience"; "risible courtroom antics")

INDIRECT (VIA humorous) -> humorless, humourless, unhumorous -- (lacking humor; "it was a humorless wink; a wink of warning"- Truman Capote)

Sense 2
curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular -- (beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior")

INDIRECT (VIA strange) -> familiar -- (within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange; "familiar ordinary objects found in every home"; "a familiar everyday scene"; "a familiar excuse"; "a day like any other filled with familiar duties and experiences")

Sense 3
fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious -- (not as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior")

INDIRECT (VIA questionable) -> unquestionable -- (incapable of being questioned; "unquestionable authority")

Sense 4
funny -- (experiencing odd bodily sensations; "told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest")

INDIRECT (VIA ill) -> well -- (in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; "appears to be entirely well"; "the wound is nearly well"; "a well man"; "I think I'm well; at least I feel well")

Similarity of adj funny

4 senses of funny

Sense 1
amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risible -- (arousing or provoking laughter; "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"; "a mirthful experience"; "risible courtroom antics")
       => humorous (vs. humorless), humourous -- (full of or characterized by humor; "humorous stories"; "humorous cartoons"; "in a humorous vein")

Sense 2
curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular -- (beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior")
       => strange (vs. familiar), unusual -- (being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird; "a strange exaltation that was indefinable"; "a strange fantastical mind"; "what a strange sense of humor she has")

Sense 3
fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious -- (not as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior")
       => questionable (vs. unquestionable) -- (subject to question; "questionable motives"; "a questionable reputation"; "a fire of questionable origin")

Sense 4
funny -- (experiencing odd bodily sensations; "told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest")
       => ill (vs. well), sick -- (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering")

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