Funny and Jolly


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Funny adjective – Causing or intended to cause laughter.
Usage example: a very funny movie that had audiences rolling in the aisles

Jolly is a synonym for funny in merry topic. In some cases you can use "Jolly" instead the word "Funny" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like humorous, witty, comical.
Nearby Words: funning, funnily
Synonyms for Funny


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Jolly adjective – Indicative of or marked by high spirits or good humor.
Usage example: an especially jolly crowd of well-wishers at their wedding reception

Funny is a synonym for jolly in merry topic. Sometimes you can use "Funny" instead the word "Jolly" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as happy, laughing.
Nearby Word: jollying
Synonyms for Jolly

Things that words describes

person funny person jolly person
guy funny guy jolly guy
woman funny woman jolly woman
people funny people jolly people
Other nouns: note, scene, way, voice, version, song.

Both words in one sentence

  • The Comically Serious Just because a character is as fun-loving and jolly as a manically depressed anteater with anorexia doesn't mean they can't be funny.
  • Villainy Discretion Shot Kind Hearts and Coronets makes murder seem like a rather jolly gentleman's pursuit by never dwelling on its impact (except for a few scenes after the death of Henry showing Edith's grief) and by making the murders themselves seem rather funny.
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