noun see funny I

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  • funniness — n. a comic incident or series of incidents. Syn: drollery, clowning, comedy. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • funniness — funny ► ADJECTIVE (funnier, funniest) 1) causing laughter or amusement. 2) strange; peculiar. 3) arousing suspicion. 4) informal slightly unwell; out of sorts. ► NOUN (funnies) informal …   English terms dictionary

  • funniness — noun a comic incident or series of incidents • Syn: ↑drollery, ↑clowning, ↑comedy • Derivationally related forms: ↑funny, ↑comic (for: ↑comedy), ↑comical …   Useful english dictionary

  • funniness — See funnily. * * * …   Universalium

  • funniness — noun a) The quality of being funny. He, Cardew, had sat at home, accepting readymade conclusions, the shallow funninesses of imbeciles and clowns... b) Something funny; a quirky or amusing statement, mannerism, etc. Gone were the human… …   Wiktionary

  • funniness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality of being laughable or comical: comedy, comicality, comicalness, drollery, drollness, farcicality, humor, humorousness, jocoseness, jocosity, jocularity, ludicrousness, ridiculousness, wit, wittiness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • funniness — n. strangeness, oddness; amusing quality; ludicrousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • funniness — fun·ni·ness …   English syllables

  • funniness — See: funny …   English dictionary

  • humor — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. disposition, mood, tem per; caprice, drollery, wit; fun; jest; choler, melancholy, depression, anger; facetiousness. See feeling. v. t. indulge, favor, oblige, gratify. See permission, tendency,… …   English dictionary for students

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