In talking with Flynt, I found him funnier and more politically opinionated than I expected.
I know it will be funnier, but can it possibly be more compelling?
This is one of the funnier “feuds” between a rapper and a journalist.
Nothing made Groucho funnier than having this Margaret Dumont around not understanding the jokes.
South Park is not just funnier than any of those shows—it refuses to let us escape the god-forsaken world in which we live.
But when she was left alone she at once wrote a funnier letter than ever to Sir Francis.
The more amateurish the work, the funnier the public consider it.
She was a funny looking old woman, funnier than Karen had prepared him for finding her, and uglier.
There are funnier characters there than anywhere else I know.'
Don't you see that the story of your pie is a hundred times better and funnier than your bird would have been?
"humorous," 1756, from fun + -y (2). Meaning "strange, odd" is 1806, said to be originally U.S. Southern. The two senses of the word led to the retort question "funny ha-ha or funny peculiar," which is attested from 1916. Related: Funnier; funniest. Funny farm "mental hospital" is slang from 1962. Funny bone "elbow end of the humerus" is 1826; funnies "newspaper comic strips" is from 1852.