the funnies

plural noun

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.

Examples of the funnies in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Harlan Levinson Los Angeles :: Can’t find the funnies Simply put, your website does a great job of hiding the comics section. Los Angeles Times, 14 July 2023

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“The funnies.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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