funny papers
funnies fun"nies (f[u^]n"[=e]z), n. pl. The section of a newspaper containing comic strips; called also {funny papers} and {comics}. Rarely encountered in the singular. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • funny papers — funny .papers n [plural] AmE informal another expression for the ↑funnies …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • funny papers — comics com ics (k[o^]m [i^]ks), n. pl. The section of a newspaper containing mostly {comic strips}; called also {funnies} and {funny papers}. Many but not all newspapers have a comics section. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • funny papers — noun The section of a newspaper containing comic strips. Syn: comics, funny pages …   Wiktionary

  • funny papers — ➡ funnies * * * …   Universalium

  • funny papers — plural noun N. Amer. a section of a newspaper containing cartoons and humorous matter …   English new terms dictionary

  • funny papers — noun (plural) AmE informal another expression meaning funnies …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • funny papers — …   Useful english dictionary

  • funny papers, the — funny ,papers, the noun AMERICAN the FUNNIES …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • funny — adj 1. amusing, comical, risible, humorous, Inf. boffo; hilarious, hysterical, riotous, side splitting, Sl. a scream, Sl. a gas; entertaining, diverting, Inf. fun; jolly, mirthful, merry, jovial, jocose, jocular, waggish; teasing, joking, jesting …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • funny pages — noun The section of a newspaper containing comic strips. Syn: comics, funny papers …   Wiktionary

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