funnily


Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

fun·ny

 (fŭn′ē)
adj. fun·ni·er, fun·ni·est
1.
a. Causing laughter or amusement: a funny cartoon.
b. Making or given to making amusing jokes or witticisms: a colleague who is very funny.
c. Appropriate as the subject of a joke; deserving of a joke. Used in negative sentences to express disapproval or to emphasize the seriousness of something: There is nothing funny about getting the flu.
2.
a. Difficult to account for; unusual or odd: I had a funny feeling that she would call.
b. Suspiciously odd: It's funny how I seem to lose something every time he comes around.
3. Counterfeit or fraudulent: tried to pass off funny money as legitimate.
4. Informal Somewhat ill, painful, or abnormal: I felt funny after eating those clams."a mole on his arm that has started to go funny" (Ann Cummins).
5. Informal
a. Offensively forward or disrespectful: She told him off after he started to get funny.
b. Contrary to one's demands or expectations: Don't let the prisoners do anything funny.
n. pl. fun·nies Informal
1. A joke; a witticism: "He laughed because he did not know I was not making a funny" (Jonathan Safran Foer).
2. funnies
a. Comic strips.
b. The section of a newspaper containing comic strips.

[From fun.]

fun′ni·ly adv.
fun′ni·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.funnily - in a strange manner; "a queerly inscribed sheet of paper"
Translations
بصورة مُضْحِكَه
legračnězábavně
morsomtskægt
mulatságosan
skemmtilega
žartovne
işe bak kiişin tuhafıne tuhaftır ki

funnily

[ˈfʌnɪlɪ] ADV
1. (= amusingly) → con gracia
2. (= oddly) → de forma extraña, de forma rara
he was behaving rather funnily that dayese día se estaba comportando de forma extraña or rara
funnily enoughaunque parezca extraño ...
funnily enough, it doesn't bother her at allaunque parezca extraño, no le molesta en absoluto

funnily

[ˈfʌnɪli] adv
funnily enough → bizarrement

funnily

adv
(= strangely)komisch, merkwürdig; funnily enoughkomischerweise, merkwürdigerweise
(= amusingly)amüsant

funnily

[ˈfʌnɪlɪ] adv
a.in modo divertente
b. (oddly) → stranamente
funnily enough → strano a dirsi, per una strana coincidenza

fun

(fan) noun
enjoyment; a good time. They had a lot of fun at the party; Isn't this fun!
ˈfunny adjective
1. amusing; making one laugh. a funny story.
2. strange; peculiar. I heard a funny noise.
ˈfunnily adverb
fun and games
activities that are good fun. But I have to warn you, this job is not all fun and games!
for fun
as a joke; for amusement. The children threw stones for fun.
in fun
as a joke; not seriously. I said it in fun.
make fun of
to laugh at (someone, usually unkindly). They made fun of her.
References in classic literature ?
They said this so funnily that we began to laugh and to ask if there were thieves at the Opera.
That is if she manages to keep any stockings at all," he added, with a sort of suppressed fury so funnily unexpected that I would have burst into a laugh if I hadn't been lost in astonishment of the simplest kind.
The words seemed to stick funnily in his throat, but he asked them nevertheless.
Very likely I expressed myself funnily, and I may have looked funny, but, for all that, I believe I understand where honour lies, and what I said was but the literal truth.
For, observe, Marlow," he said, making at me very round eyes which contrasted funnily with the austere touch of grey on his temples, "observe, my dear fellow, that everything depended on the men who cleared up the poop in the evening leaving that coil of rope on the deck, and on the topsail-tie carrying away in a most incomprehensible and surprising manner earlier in the day, and the end of the chain whipping round the coaming and shivering to bits the coloured glass- pane at the end of the skylight.
However all the other yellow bellies who want IDS's job (all men funnily enough) are kicking, scratching and sticking the knife in from the shadows whining, "I'll only show my face if you show yours first".
Funnily enough, the same question came up nearly 40 years ago, when Marvel Comics editor Stan Lee created the then-revolutionary concept of introspective superheroes with super problems: The Fantastic Four, The Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man and, toward the end of that medium-changing creative burst, the original X-Men.
KNOW people are saying that the team that finishes third is jinxed in the play-offs Funnily enough, it happened to me at Sunderland last season when we ended the season in third spot.
Maybe you're the proud owner of ridiculous amounts of your club's memorabilia, perhaps you've ticked off every league ground in Britain on your Places To Visit list, or maybe you've given your child 11 middle names which, funnily enough, are the names of your club's Cup-winning heroes.
Fellow diners included Hugh Hefner, his bevy of Bunny Girls and Adam Sandler - who funnily enough didn't pay Stuart a blind bit of notice.
Funnily enough, there's one that was an even bigger disaster than the National Botanic Garden of Wales.
Funnily enough I was round at Vinnie Anderson's house the other day talking about the Cup.