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. Mark Kennedy, The Christian Science Monitor, 2 June 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of funny paper was in 1918

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“Funny paper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition

funny paper

: the comic section of a newspaper
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