Comedy and Funny


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Comedy noun – Humorous entertainment.
Funny and comedy are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Funny" instead the word "Comedy" as an adjective or a noun.
Nearby Word: comedian
Synonyms for Comedy


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Funny noun – Something said or done to cause laughter.
Usage example: let's can the funnies—we've got serious work to do here

Comedy and funny are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Comedy" instead the word "Funny" as an adjective or a noun.
Nearby Words: funning, funnily
Synonyms for Funny

Both words in one sentence

  • Ryan Reynolds always seems to play the cool, funny guy in a romantic comedy or screwball comedy.
  • Funny Afro The character is obsessed with comedy, and his hair is intentionally funny; he's actually disappointed that people are too scared of his fighting skills to laugh at his ridiculous hairstyle.
    Source: Funny Afro
  • Screwball Comedy It does not just mean "zany comedy." The Producers, say, is not a screwball comedy, although it is screwy, ballsy, and very funny.
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