Anecdote and Funny


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Anecdote noun – A brief account of something interesting that happened especially to one personally.
Funny and anecdote are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Funny" instead a noun "Anecdote".
Nearby Words: anecdotal, anecdotic
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Funny noun – A series of drawings that tell a story or part of a story.
Anecdote and funny are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Anecdote" instead a noun "Funny".
Nearby Words: funning, funnily
Synonyms for Funny

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  • Surprise Incest Quite disturbed, he tells Ted that they must never speak of this again, not even in the form of a funny "Do you remember that time when..."-style anecdote.
  • Even Carter had to agree it was damn funny; he first presented it as an amusing anecdote from his trip.
  • Spit Take In the album Big Funny (repeated in The Blue Collar Comedy Tour) Jeff Foxworthy relates an anecdote from when the family women were trying on swimsuits.
    Source: Spit Take
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