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Another word for funny

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Adjective
  1. Arousing laughter

    See also:

    laughter

  2. Deserving laughter

    See also:

    laughter

  3. Intended to excite laughter or amusement

    See also:

    laughter

  4. Agreeably curious, especially in an old-fashioned or unusual way

      1. Charmingly odd, especially in an old-fashioned way:
      2. Unfamiliar or unusual in character; strange:
      3. Cleverly made or done.
      1. Deviating from what is ordinary, usual, or expected; strange or peculiar:
      2. Being in excess of the indicated or approximate number, extent, or degree. Often used in combination:
      3. Constituting a remainder:
    See also:

    usual

  5. Causing puzzlement; perplexing

      1. Strikingly odd or unusual, especially in an unsettling way; strange:
      2. Suggestive of the supernatural:
      3. Of or relating to fate or the Fates.
      1. Not previously known; unfamiliar:
      2. Not of one's own or a particular locality, environment, or kind; not native:
      3. Out of the ordinary or difficult to account for; unusual or peculiar:
      1. Deviating from what is expected or normal; strange:
      2. Odd or unconventional, as in behavior; eccentric:
      3. Of a questionable nature or character; suspicious:
      1. Not ordinary or usual; odd or strange:
      2. Belonging distinctively or primarily to one person, group, or kind; special or unique:
      3. A privilege or property that is exclusively one's own.
      1. Deviating from what is ordinary, usual, or expected; strange or peculiar:
      2. Being in excess of the indicated or approximate number, extent, or degree. Often used in combination:
      3. Constituting a remainder:
      1. Eager to learn more:
      2. Unduly inquisitive; prying:
      3. Arousing interest because of novelty or strangeness:
    See also:

    usual

Another word for funny

Modifier
  1. Stirring to laughter

  2. *Likely to arouse suspicion

    See also:

    suspicious

Noun
  1. See also:

    joke

Synonym Study

  • Farcical suggests a broad comical quality based on nonsense, extravagantly boisterous humor, etc.
  • Comical suggests that which evokes laughter of a more spontaneous, unrestrained kind
  • Comic is applied to that which contains the elements of comedy (in a dramatic or literary sense) and amuses one in a thoughtful way
  • That is droll which amuses one because of its quaintness or strangeness, or its wry or waggish humor
  • That is amusing which provokes smiles, laughter, or pleasure by its pleasant, entertaining quality
  • Laughable applies to that which is fit to be laughed at and may connote contempt or scorn
  • Funny is the simple, general term for anything that excites laughter or mirth