Simple Definition of funny bone
: a place at the back of your elbow where you feel a painful tingling sensation when it is hit
Full Definition of funny bone
1 : the place at the back of the elbow where the ulnar nerve rests against a prominence of the humerus
2 : a sense of humor
Examples of funny bone in a sentence
I hit my funny bone on the edge of the table.
Origin and Etymology of funny bone
from the tingling felt when it is struck
First Known Use: 1840
Medical Definition of funny bone
: the place at the back of the elbow where the ulnar nerve rests against a prominence of the humerus—called also crazy bone
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