Funny and Rare


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Funny adjective – Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion.
Usage example: that's funny, for I could have sworn I put my keys right here yesterday

Rare and funny are semantically related. in unusual topic. In some cases you can use "Rare" instead an adjective "Funny".
Nearby Words: funning, funnily
Synonyms for Funny


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Rare adjective – Noticeably different from what is generally found or experienced.
Usage example: “Such good manners are rare these days,” remarked Mrs. Denby, as the young man let her go ahead of him in line

Funny and rare are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Funny" instead an adjective "Rare".
Nearby Words: rarity, rarely, rareness
Synonyms for Rare

Things that words describes

character funny character rare character
people funny people rare people
event funny event rare event
episode funny episode rare episode
Other nouns: case, example, subversion, version, variant, situations.

Both words in one sentence

  • Genre Blindness aka: Genre Blind Well, once in a while it's funny like in the example below where it's the guy's second time on the show, but that's funny precisely because it's a rare subversion of this.
  • All the Good Men Are Gay In a rare gender swap of this, the main character of Chasing Amy finally finds the perfect girl for himself: she's smart, funny, attractive, witty, creative, and talented.
  • Hurricane of Puns It turns out the Golem is one of those rare people that actually think his jokes are funny.
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