Funny and Quip


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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

Quip is a synonym for funny in joke topic. In some cases you can use "Quip" instead a noun "Funny", when it comes to topics like laughter.
Nearby Words: funning, funnily
Synonyms for Funny


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Quip noun – Something said or done to cause laughter.
Usage example: the crowd laughed aloud at the author's clever quip

Funny is a synonym for quip in joke topic. You can use "Funny" instead a noun "Quip", if it concerns topics such as laughter, one-liner. informal substitute
Nearby Words: quipped, quipping
Synonyms for Quip

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  • Costume Test Montage He or she will often try a funny one-liner matching the costume's persona, or just as often dismiss it with a quip, usually "too butch" or "too much" (in which case the next one is "too little").
  • Series / SCTV In the film itself, the main character — a Simon Expy — makes much the same quip while trying to check into an overbooked hotel, and the staff thinks it's so funny that they find a room for him and his wife on the spot.
    Source: Series / SCTV
  • Film / Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Actually Pretty Funny: When asked by Chang to give his current medical status, McCoy makes a quip about feeling pretty good "aside from a touch of arthritis".
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