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Antic vs. Funny

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Anticadjective

Playful, funny, absurd

Funnyadjective

Amusing; humorous; comical.

‘When I went to the circus, I only found the clowns funny.’;

Anticadjective

Grotesque, incongruous.

Funnyadjective

Strange or unusual, often implying unpleasant.

‘The milk smelt funny so I poured it away.’; ‘I've got a funny feeling that this isn't going to work.’;

Anticadjective

(archaic) Grotesque, bizarre

Funnyadjective

Showing unexpected resentment.

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Anticnoun

A grotesque representation of a figure; a gargoyle.

Funnynoun

(humorous) A joke.

Anticnoun

A caricature.

Funnynoun

(humorous) A comic strip.

Anticnoun

(often in plural) A ludicrous gesture or act; ridiculous behaviour; caper.

Funnynoun

(British) A narrow clinker-built boat for sculling.

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Anticnoun

A grotesque performer or clown, buffoon.

Funnyadverb

(nonstandard) In an unusual manner; strangely.

Anticnoun

(animation) A pose, often exaggerated, in anticipation of an action; for example, a brief squat before jumping

Funnyadjective

Droll; comical; amusing; laughable; inciting laughter.

Anticverb

(intransitive) To perform antics, caper.

Funnynoun

A clinkerbuit, narrow boat for sculling.

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Anticverb

(obsolete) To make a fool of, to cause to look ridiculous.

Funnyadjective

arousing or provoking laughter;

‘an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls’; ‘an amusing fellow’; ‘a comic hat’; ‘a comical look of surprise’; ‘funny stories that made everybody laugh’; ‘a very funny writer’; ‘it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much’; ‘a mirthful experience’; ‘risible courtroom antics’;

Anticverb

To perform (an action) as an antic; to mimic ridiculously.

Funnyadjective

beyond or deviating from the usual or expected;

‘a curious hybrid accent’; ‘her speech has a funny twang’; ‘they have some funny ideas about war’; ‘had an odd name’; ‘the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves’; ‘something definitely queer about this town’; ‘what a rum fellow’; ‘singular behavior’;

Anticadjective

Old; antique.

Funnyadjective

not as expected;

‘there was something fishy about the accident’; ‘up to some funny business’; ‘some definitely queer goings-on’; ‘a shady deal’; ‘her motives were suspect’; ‘suspicious behavior’;

Anticadjective

Odd; fantastic; fanciful; grotesque; ludicrous.

‘The antic postures of a merry-andrew.’; ‘The Saxons . . . worshiped many idols, barbarous in name, some monstrous, all antic for shape.’;

Funnyadjective

experiencing odd bodily sensations;

‘told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest’;

Anticnoun

A buffoon or merry-andrew; one that practices odd gesticulations; the Fool of the old play.

Funnyadverb

in a strange manner;

‘a queerly inscribed sheet of paper’; ‘he acted kind of funny’;

Anticnoun

An odd imagery, device, or tracery; a fantastic figure.

‘Woven with antics and wild imagery.’;

Funnyadverb

in a comical manner;

‘she acted comically’;

Anticnoun

A grotesque trick; a piece of buffoonery; a caper.

‘And fraught with antics as the Indian birdThat writhes and chatters in her wiry cage.’;

Funnyadjective

causing laughter or amusement; humorous

‘the play is hilariously funny’; ‘a funny story’;

Anticnoun

A grotesque representation.

Funnyadjective

used to emphasize that something is serious or should be taken seriously

‘stealing other people's work isn't funny’;

Anticnoun

An antimask.

‘Performed by knights and ladies of his courtIn nature of an antic.’;

Funnyadjective

difficult to explain or understand; strange or odd

‘I had a funny feeling you'd be around’; ‘the funny thing is I can't remember much about it’; ‘I do get some funny looks’; ‘it's a funny old world’; ‘that's funny!—that vase of flowers has been moved’;

Anticverb

To make appear like a buffoon.

Funnyadjective

unusual, especially in such a way as to arouse suspicion

‘there was something funny going on’;

Anticverb

To perform antics.

Funnyadjective

slightly but undefinably unwell

‘suddenly my stomach felt funny’; ‘Are you okay? You look a bit funny’;

Anticnoun

a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

Anticverb

act as or like a clown

Funnynoun

a joke or witty remark

‘he regaled his hosts with a few funnies’; ‘I was trying to make a funny, but failed miserably’;

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