Funny and Joke


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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

Joke is a synonym for funny in laughter topic. In some cases you can use "Joke" instead a noun "Funny".
Nearby Words: funning, funnily
Synonyms for Funny


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Joke noun – Something said or done to cause laughter.
Usage example: he was known for his hilarious jokes

Funny is a synonym for joke in gag topic. You can use "Funny" instead a noun "Joke", if it concerns topics such as laughter. informal substitute
Nearby Words: joking, joker, jokey, joked, jokingly
Synonyms for Joke

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  • Series / QI The Stinger: Stephen usually gets one final joke or funny quote after the scores are read.
    Source: Series / QI
  • He Who Must Not Be Named — This is not funny or a joke, but is confusing to a newcomer.
  • Western Animation / BoJack Horseman Every other joke or Funny Background Event in the show shows an animal character stereotypically behaving like their real life non-anthropomorphic counterparts.
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