Definition of funny bone in English:

funny bone

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noun

informal
  • The part of the elbow over which passes the ulnar nerve, which may cause numbness and pain along the forearm and hand if knocked: she banged her funny bone on the doorpost
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    • I'm here to say, would you all pick up your elbow and whack your funny bone and feel that pain that stops you in your tracks from doing what you're doing?
    • He grabbed it and rubbed his funny bone vigorously until the pain ebbed.
    • I tried to give him the thumbs up but banged my funny bone on the pole and had to shriek in pain.

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