Translation of funny in Spanish:
adjective -nier, -niest
- 1 (amusing) it was so funny!¡fue tan divertido or gracioso!funny anticsmonerías (feminine plural)funny facesmorisquetas (feminine plural)don't get funny with me!¡conmigo no te hagas el gracioso!it's not funny, you know!¡te advierto que no me hace ninguna gracia!Example sentences
- We have people that laugh, and so they call and tell us their funny, humorous stories.
- He was caring and he could keep you entertained with his funny stories and wonderful sense of fun.
- His witty introductions, funny stories and anecdotes kept the crowds smiling throughout.
- 2 2.1 (strange) the funny thing is that …lo extraño or curioso del caso es que …(it's) funny (that) you should mention ites curioso que lo mencionesthat's funny! I could have sworn …¡qué raro! hubiera jurado que …to taste/smell funnysaber/oler rarothere's something funny about all thishay algo raro en todo estothere's some funny business going on here 2.2 (deceitful) [colloquial]don't try anything funny!nada de trucos ¿eh?he's up to something funnyalgo se está tramandoExample sentences
- Suspicion crept into my mind and I had a funny feeling that she knew I didn't go to the movies.
- ‘It's a funny thing, this business,’ he explains with a self-conscious grin.
- It's kind of hard to tell though, and the funny thing about exams is, the moment you come out of the room you just don't care about them any more.
- Power is a funny thing, and it's dangerous to confuse it with other things, like celebrity.
- 3 [colloquial] 3.1 (unwell)I felt a bit funny on the journeyme sentí medio mal or (Spain) [colloquial] chungo or (Colombia) [colloquial] maluco or (Chile) [colloquial] malón durante el viajethe smell of paint made his stomach go funnyel olor a pintura le revolvió el estómago3.2 (slightly mad) he's a bit funny in the headestá medio tocado (del ala) [colloquial]Example sentences
- It seems that corporations would want good problem-solvers, even if they were eccentric and dressed funny.
- I feel like my life is surrounded by people who are totally deranged and totally funny.
noun plural -nies funnies plural
- 1.1also: funnies plural(comic strips)(American English) [colloquial]1.2 (joke) [colloquial]
tiras (feminine plural) cómicas
sección (feminine) de historietas or (Chile) (Colombia) [colloquial] de monitosExample sentences
- Hot off the email funnies comes possibly the best chicken joke ever?
- The best and worst of our exceedingly odd times are reflected in the end-of-the-year funnies, with grumpiness, cross-dressing, political rage and celebrity obsession emerging as dominant themes.
- Frances, songwriter and head honcho, cracks the funnies, at her own expense as well as her colleagues.
- It was wrapped very badly in the Sunday funnies in the newspaper.
- I remember the hallway where I ducked in had newspaper funnies stuck up on the doorways.
- I gravitated to comics really early on, like the funnies in the newspaper like Blondie, Beetle Bailey and Nancy.
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