Funny and Whimsical


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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

Whimsical is a synonym for funny in characteristic topic. In some cases you can use "Whimsical" instead an adjective "Funny", when it comes to topics like facetious, humorous, comical.
Nearby Words: funning, funnily
Synonyms for Funny


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Whimsical adjective – Prone to sudden illogical changes of mind, ideas, or actions.
Funny is a synonym for whimsical in characteristic topic. You can use "Funny" instead an adjective "Whimsical", if it concerns topics such as playful, facetious, humorous.
Nearby Words: whim, whimsy, whimsicality
Synonyms for Whimsical

Things that words describes

person funny person whimsical person
manner funny manner whimsical manner
character funny character whimsical character
guy funny guy whimsical guy
Other nouns: people, sound, name, look, series, way, personality, world, game, story, accent, side, version, song, movie, names, stories, scenes.

Both words in one sentence

  • Comic Book / Martian Manhunter He's also surprisingly funny and whimsical, according to Martian standards, anyway.
  • Music / Beck These words also appear in other songs, but their use in Whimsical Actress is particularly funny.
    Source: Music / Beck
  • Skins started out as a fairly balanced comedy/drama that dealt with real life issues college kids go through with respect and realism, while still having whimsical larger than life side characters and plenty of funny moments to keep the overall tone enjoyable.
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