funny paper

noun

Definition of funny paper

: a comic section of a newspaper

Examples of funny paper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The funny papers this Sunday will have more than laughs. BostonGlobe.com, "GOP to look at alternate convention sites," 2 June 2020 The funny papers this Sunday will have more than laughs. Mark Kennedy, The Christian Science Monitor, "More than laughs: the funny papers to honor frontline workers," 2 June 2020

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First Known Use of funny paper

1918, in the meaning defined above

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“Funny paper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/funny%20paper. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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