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funny

  
  ( funnier    comparative)   ( funniest    superlative)   ( funnies    plural  )
1       adj   Someone or something that is funny is amusing and likely to make you smile or laugh.   (=amusing, comical)  
Wade was smart and not bad-looking, and he could be funny when he wanted to..., I'll tell you a funny story.     
2       adj   If you describe something as funny, you think it is strange, surprising, or puzzling.  
oft it v-link ADJ how/that   (=odd, curious)  
Children get some very funny ideas sometimes!..., There's something funny about him..., It's funny how love can come and go.     
3       adj   If you feel funny, you feel slightly ill.  
INFORMAL   usu feel ADJ  
My head had begun to ache and my stomach felt funny.     
4       n-plural   The funnies are humorous drawings or a series of humorous drawings in a newspaper or magazine.  
  (AM)  
INFORMAL   the N  


funny bone        ( funny bones    plural  ) Your funny bone is the soft part of your elbow which gives you an uncomfortable feeling on your skin if it is hit.  
INFORMAL      n-count   usu sing  
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n.
a player who asks too many funny questions that can be related as being stupid
Origin of the word is a "newbie" that can be shortened as a Newb
n.
Someone (usually a young man) who tries unsuccessfully to be funny by making lame jokes and doing stupid things
US English, colloquial
n.
a small digital image or icon used to express or convey an idea, a mood or an emotion in electronic communication. It's a loanword from japoneese coming from e 'picture'+ moji 'letter, character'.
[Internet] Althoug being coincidental, the resemblance of the term 'emoji' to the english word 'emoticon' (a facial expression composed of keyboard characters, such as :-)) helps its memorability. 😊
adj.
- (usually of a person) lacking in intelligence, common sense, or just in general awareness; clumsy or idiotic. - [colloquial] [noun] a person that displays these character traits. - [informal] used for emphasis when something is dull, irritating, or nonsensical.
1) "I thought that I was stupid for failing my exam, but at least I tried," 2) "That's not how you do it, stupid!" 3) "I'm tired of this stupid computer!"
adj.
The ridiculous character of a religious concept or doctrine; formed from "religion" and "ridiculous", popularized by Bill Maher.
[Hum.];[Iron.];[Pej.];[Rel.] Word formed from "religion" and "ridiculous", popularized by Bill Maher: "The concepts of vicarious redemption and sacrifice are religulous."
n.
An abbreviation of the word 'relationship.' The word describes fans' approval of fictional or desired romances between characters or pop culture figures.
Example: I totally ship Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber.
n.
representation of a facial expression composed with various combinations of keyboard characters used to convey the writer's feelings or intended tone in electronic communication. For exemple, :-) represents a smile.
[Internet] Ex: When they e-mail, people have a growing tendency to use emoticons as a fun way to relay the tone of their messages
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