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English definition of “funny”


adjective [-er/-est only] (STRANGE)   /ˈfʌn·i/
strange or surprising , or difficult to explain or understand : The washing machine is making funny noises again. Something funny is going on next door . That’s funny – I’m sure I left my keys here, but now I can’t find them. [+ question word] It’s funny how Pat always disappears whenever there’s work to be done. If you feel funny, you feel slightly ill : He felt a little funny after taking a pill on an empty stomach .
(Definition of funny adjective (STRANGE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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