the funnies

plural noun

Definition of the funnies 

US, informal

: the comic strips in a newspaper : the part of a newspaper that has comic strips They enjoyed reading the funnies in the Sunday newspapers.

Learn More about the funnies

Share the funnies

Statistics for the funnies

Look-up Popularity

Comments on the funnies

What made you want to look up the funnies? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

full of whispering sounds

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!