English - Vietnamese Dictionary
funny /'fʌni/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- buồn cười, ngồ ngộ, khôi hài
- là lạ, khang khác
- there's something funny about this affair: có một cái gì là lạ trong việc bày
- danh từ, (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ)
- (thông tục) lời nói buồn cười; câu chuyện khôi hài
- (số nhiều) tập tranh khôi hài, tập tranh vui
+an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line)
+arousing or provoking laughter
+beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
+not as expected
+experiencing odd bodily sensations
Advanced English Dictionary
1 comical, humorous, comic, ludicrous, laughable, ridiculous, risible, waggish, side-splitting, hilarious, uproarious, jocular, jocose, merry, droll, facetious, witty, farcical, slapstick, zany; amusing, entertaining, diverting, Colloq hysterical:
A comedian's material may be funny but he relies on timing for much of his effect.
2 peculiar, odd, unusual, curious, strange, mysterious, mystifying, puzzling, queer, weird, bizarre, remarkable, unconventional, eccentric, Slang off-the-wall:
She had a funny expression on her face. If you do love me, you have a funny way of showing it.
+ adjective (funnier, funniest)Collocation Dictionary
1 making you laugh; amusing: a funny story + That's the funniest thing I've ever heard. + It's not funny! Someone could have been hurt. + I was really embarrassed, but then I saw the funny side of it. + (ironic) Oh very funny! You expect me to believe that? + 'What's so funny?' she demanded.
Help Note: Note that funny does not mean 'enjoyable': The party was great fun. + The party was very funny.
2 (especially spoken) difficult to explain or understand: A funny thing happened to me today. + It's funny how things never happen the way you expect them to. + That's funny-he was here a moment ago and now he's gone. + The funny thing is it never happened again after that. + The engine's making a very funny noise. + I'm pleased I didn't get that job, in a funny sort of way.
suspicious / illegal
3 (informal) suspicious and probably illegal or dishonest: I suspect there may be something funny going on. + If there has been any funny business, we'll soon find out.
4 (BrE, especially spoken) humorous in a way that shows a lack of respect for sb
Don't you get funny with me!
ill / sick
5 (informal) slightly ill/sick: I feel a bit funny today-I don't think I'll go to work.
6 (BrE, informal) slightly crazy; not like other people: That Dave's a funny chap, isn't he? + She went a bit funny after her husband died.
7 (informal) not working as it should: My computer keeps going funny.
1 making you laugh
be, look, seem | become, get
The movie gets funnier towards the end.
| find sth
brilliantly, dead, extraordinarily, extremely, genuinely, hilariously, hysterically, really, riotously, terribly, uproariously, very, wickedly, wildly, wonderfully
At last, a genuinely funny comedy show! His performance was hilariously funny. You should have seen it?it was terribly funny!
| almost | pretty, quite | unintentionally
be, feel, look, seem, smell, sound, strike sb as, taste
Didn't it strike you as funny that Adam wasn't there? This wine tastes funny.
| find sth
Don't you find it a bit funny that she never mentions her husband?
extremely, really, very | a bit, a little, pretty, rather
Helen gave me a rather funny look.
He's a funny little man.
| funny old
It's a funny old world, isn't it?
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