—adj. 1. providing fun; causing amusement or laughter; amusing; comical: a funny remark; a funny person. 2. attempting to amuse; facetious: Did you really mean that or were you just being funny? 3. warranting suspicion; deceitful; underhanded: We thought there was something funny about those extra charges. 4. Informal.insolent; impertinent: Don't get funny with me, young man! 5. curious; strange; peculiar; odd: Her speech has a funny twang.
—n. 1. Informal.a funny remark or story; a joke: to make a funny. 2. funnies, a. comic strips.
b. Also calledfunny paper. the section of a newspaper reserved for comic strips, word games, etc.
Pronunciation: (fun'ē),[key] —n., —pl.-nies. a shell or light skiff rowed by one person with sculls.