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English definition of “funny”

funny

noun     /ˈfʌn.i/
the funnies [plural] mainly US the series of drawings in a newspaper that tell a humorous story → See also comic stripHeadlines and features in newspapers and magazinesPictures comic stripGrammar:Fun or funny?See more
(Definition of funny noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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