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funny

Pronunciation: /ˈfʌni/

Translation of funny in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-nier, -niest)

  • 1 (amusing) [joke] gracioso, cómico; [person] divertido, gracioso it was so funny! ¡fue tan divertido or gracioso! funny antics monerías (feminine plural) funny faces morisquetas (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.
    Example sentences
    • ‘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.
  • 2 2.1 (strange) raro, extraño the funny thing is that … lo extraño or curioso del caso es que … (it's) funny (that) you should mention it es curioso que lo menciones that's funny! I could have sworn … ¡qué raro! hubiera jurado que … to taste/smell funny saber*/oler* raro there's something funny about all this hay algo raro en todo esto there's some funny business going on here aquí hay gato encerrado 2.2 (deceitful) [colloquial/familiar] don't try anything funny! nada de trucos ¿eh? he's up to something funny algo se está tramando
    Example sentences
    • A Royal Mail spokesman insists that this is a serious problem and not funny at all.
    Example sentences
    • Suspicion crept into my mind and I had a funny feeling that she knew I didn't go to the movies.
    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.
  • 3 [colloquial/familiar] 3.1 (unwell) I felt a bit funny on the journey me sentí medio mal or (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] chungo or (Colombia) [colloquial/familiar] maluco or (Chile) [colloquial/familiar] malón durante el viaje the smell of paint made his stomach go funny el olor a pintura le revolvió el estómago 3.2 (slightly mad) tocado [colloquial/familiar], rayado (South America/América del Sur) [colloquial/familiar] he's a bit funny in the head está medio tocado (del ala) [colloquial/familiar]

noun/nombre (plural -nies) (funnies plural)

  • 1.1
    (funnies plural)
    (comic strips) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], tiras (feminine plural) cómicas, sección (feminine) de historietas or (Chile) (Colombia) [colloquial/familiar] de monitos
    1.2 (joke) [colloquial/familiar] chiste (masculine)

adverb/adverbio

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