the funnies

Definition of the funnies

US, informal

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

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  affording light mirth and laughter :  amusing

    :  seeking or intended to amuse :  facetious

    :  differing from the ordinary in a suspicious, perplexing, quaint, or eccentric way :  peculiar

  1. :  one that is funny

    :  joke


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