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English definition of “funny”


adjective (STRANGE)    /ˈfʌn.i/
B1 strange , surprising , unexpected , or difficult to explain or understand : The washing machine is making a funny noise again. He's got some funny ideas about how to bring up children . That's funny - I'm sure I left my keys here. A funny thing happened to me on the way to the crematorium . Do you think this jacket looks a bit funny with these trousers ? It's funny how Alec always disappears whenever there's work to be done. She's a funny girl (= she is strange and difficult to understand ).UK informal The television's gone funny (= isn't working correctly ).Strange, suspicious and unnatural Grammar:Fun or funny?
(Definition of funny adjective (STRANGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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