• Noun: an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line); examples: "she told a funny story", "she made a funny"
• Adj: arousing or provoking laughter; examples: "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"
• Adj: beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; examples: "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"
• Adj: not as expected; examples: "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"
• Adj: experiencing odd bodily sensations; example: "told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest"
Since she got a cause and stopped being funny. I think she's real funny, but lately it's all been hearts and flowers and tears and saving teenagers and creating a role model. And that ain't funny. No giggles there.
Thing is, I'm a funny actor, but I'm not good at being funny. I'm going to ramble for a second: I'm an actor who can make things funny in the moment, like in stakes or in circumstances or out of character.
I am a candid interview and I have a dark and dry sense of humor - a very Canadian sense of humor and I am only learning now stupidly that you can't read tongue. When I say something funny in a newspaper and I meant it to be funny, it doesn't read that way.
I guess when I think about it, one of the things I like to dramatise, and what is sometimes funny, is someone coming unglued. I don't consider myself someone who is making the argument that I support these choices. I just think it can be funny.
To this day, I've found that it doesn't matter what a guy looks like if he's really funny. His sense of humor makes him attractive. On the other hand, you don't hear men saying, 'No she's not pretty, but is she ever funny!'
Half of the great comedians I've had in my shows and that I paid a lot of money to and who made my customers shriek were not only not funny to me, but I couldn't understand why they were funny to anybody.