Funnies


Funnies

Funnies can refer to:

*Comic strips, known colloquially as "the funny pages", shortened to "the funnies"
*"The Funnies", a proto-comic book series first published by Dell Publishing in 1929
*"Funnies (golf)", terms used in golf to describe unusual events that are used for gambling
*"Funnies on Parade", a proto-comic book series published by Eastern Color Printing in 1933
*"Famous Funnies", a seminal 1930s American comic book series
*Hobart's Funnies - the specialised tanks of the British 79th Armoured Division
*The Funnies (Monica's Gang) - a Mauricio de Sousa's creation related to Monica's Gang


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  • funnies — [fun′ēz] pl.n. Informal 1. comic strips 2. the section or supplement of a newspaper containing comic strips: with the * * * (also the funny papers, the funny p …   Universalium

  • 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

  • funnies — [fun′ēz] pl.n. Informal 1. comic strips 2. the section or supplement of a newspaper containing comic strips: with the …   English World dictionary

  • Funnies — Funny Fun ny, n.; pl. {Funnies}. A clinkerbuit, narrow boat for sculling. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • funnies — 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

  • funnies — fun|nies [ˈfʌniz] n the funnies AmE informal a number of different ↑cartoons in a newspaper or magazine …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • funnies — noun the funnies AmE informal a number of different cartoon (1) s in newspapers or magazines …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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

  • funnies — fun·nies || fÊŒnɪz n. section of a newspaper containing comic strips and puzzles fun·ny || fÊŒnɪ n. amusing story, amusing remark adj. causing laughter, amusing; strange; suspicious; ridiculous; joking …   English contemporary dictionary

  • funnies — informal 1》 amusing jokes. → funny …   English new terms dictionary