Funny and Wry


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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

Wry and funny are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Wry" instead an adjective "Funny".
Nearby Words: funning, funnily
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Wry adjective – Humorously sarcastic or mocking.
Funny and wry are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Funny" instead an adjective "Wry".
Nearby Word: wryly
Synonyms for Wry

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  • Comments: Check out the rest of this author's work, which is wry and well-observed and very funny, particularly the witty "The Case of The Asphyxiated Acafan".
  • If a character in any given show is constantly cracking wise and making wry observations, no matter how clever and funny they are, they never elicit so much as a smirk from any of the other characters.
    Source: Tough Room
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