Synonyms for funny

Synonyms for (noun) funny

Synonyms: funny, funny remark, funny story, good story

Definition: an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line)

Usage: she told a funny story; she made a funny

Similar words: gag, jape, jest, laugh, joke

Definition: a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter

Usage: he told a very funny joke; he knows a million gags; thanks for the laugh; he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest; even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point

Synonyms for (adjective) funny

Synonyms: curious, queer, funny, odd, peculiar, rum, rummy, singular

Definition: beyond or deviating from the usual or expected

Usage: a curious hybrid accent; her speech has a funny twang; they have some funny ideas about war; had an odd name; the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves; something definitely queer about this town; what a rum fellow; singular behavior

Similar words: strange, unusual

Definition: being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird

Usage: a strange exaltation that was indefinable; a strange fantastical mind; what a strange sense of humor she has


Synonyms: funny, amusing, mirthful, risible, laughable, comic, comical

Definition: arousing or provoking laughter

Usage: an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls; an amusing fellow; a comic hat; a comical look of surprise; funny stories that made everybody laugh; a very funny writer; it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much; a mirthful experience; risible courtroom antics

Similar words: humorous, humourous

Definition: full of or characterized by humor

Usage: humorous stories; humorous cartoons; in a humorous vein


Synonyms: fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious

Definition: not as expected

Usage: there was something fishy about the accident; up to some funny business; some definitely queer goings-on; a shady deal; her motives were suspect; suspicious behavior

Similar words: questionable

Definition: subject to question

Usage: questionable motives; a questionable reputation; a fire of questionable origin


Synonyms: funny

Definition: experiencing odd bodily sensations

Usage: told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest

Similar words: sick, ill

Definition: affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function

Usage: ill from the monotony of his suffering