An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (amusing)
a. gracioso
He is so funny; he makes me laugh all the time.Es muy gracioso; siempre me hace reír.
b. divertido
I don't know what you're laughing at. I don't find it funny when someone falls down.No sé de qué te ríes. A mí que alguien se caiga no me parece divertido.
c. cómico
How funny was that movie!¡Qué cómica estuvo esa película!
d. chistoso
I always have a great time with Clara. She is really funny!Siempre la paso muy bien con Clara. ¡Es muy chistosa!
2. (peculiar)
a. raro
The shopkeeper gave me a funny look when I asked him for old bread.El tendero me echó una mirada rara cuando le pedí pan viejo.
b. extraño
What a funny woman! She says such strange things.¡Qué mujer más extraña! Dice unas cosas rarísimas.
3. (surprising)
a. curioso
It's funny that you should defend those ideas now, when before you were dead against them.Es curioso que ahora defiendas esas idea, cuando antes eras completamente contrario a ellas.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. las tiras cómicas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Hey, who took the funnies? I was going to read them.Oye, ¿quién se llevó las tiras cómicas? Las iba a leer.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (amusing)
a. gracioso(a)
are you trying to be funny?¿te estás haciendo el gracioso?
2. (ironic)
very funny!¡muy gracioso!
funny bonehueso de la risa
3. (strange)
a. curioso(a), raro(a)
I feel a bit funnyno me siento muy allá
(that's) funny, I thought I'd locked the doorqué curioso, creía que había cerrado la puerta con llave
(it's) funny you should say thates curioso que digas eso
this butter tastes/smells funnyesta mantequilla or
he went a bit funny in his old agese volvió un poco raro con los años
4. (colloquial)
I don't want any funny business!¡nada de trucos!
5. (colloquial)
funny farmmanicomio frenopático m
funny [ˈfʌnɪ]
funnier (comparative)funniest (superlative)
1 (amusing) [+person, joke, film, story] gracioso
you look so funny in that costume tienes una pinta graciosísima con ese disfraz; it was so funny, I just couldn't stop laughing era tan gracioso que no podía dejar de reírme
the idea struck me as very funny he was always telling jokes and funny stories he can be very funny when he wants to she's very funny in her new film
he's trying to be funny quiere hacerse el gracioso; that's not funny eso no tiene gracia
2 (odd) raro
funny! I thought he'd left ¡qué raro! creía que ya se había marchado; it strikes me as funny or I find it funny that ... me extraña que; me parece raro que; (it's) funny you should say that qué curioso que digas eso; there's something funny going on here aquí hay gato encerrado; he's funny that way tiene esa manía
there's something funny about him don't try anything funny! >
I feel funny (unwell) no me encuentro muy bien
I started to feel funny, and my legs kept going my stomach feels funny
it felt funny going there on my own se me hizo extraño ir allí solo
it felt funny having to kiss him when I hardly knew him
I have the funny feeling I'm going to regret this tengo la extraña sensación de que me voy a arrepentir de esto
I've got a funny feeling in my stomach tengo una sensación rara en el estómago
There is a funny feeling in the left side of the chest If you are feeling apprehensive, do you sweat profusely, get a funny feeling in the stomach and/or get goosepimples on the skin?
he must be funny in the head tiene que estar ido or tocado de la cabeza
it's enough to make anyone go a bit funny in the head
children get some very funny ideas sometimes! ¡a los niños se les ocurre a veces cada idea!
this smells/tastes funny esto huele/sabe raro
the funny thing about it is that ... lo curioso or extraño del caso es que ...
funny peculiar or funny ha-ha? ¿extraño o divertido?
WE USED to distinguish between two kinds of funny: funny peculiar and funny ha-ha
the funnies (US) las tiras cómicas
funny bone (n) hueso (m) del codo
the show seems to have tickled everyone's funnybone el programa parece haberle hecho gracia a todo el mundo
funny business (n) tejemanejes (informal) (m)
don't try any funny business nada de tejemanejes (informal)
I don't want any funny business - you do the job as we agreed or you can forget the deal an inquiry into funny business in Ireland's biggest export industry he threatened to kill her if there was any funny business
funny farm (n) loquero (informal) (m)
funny man (n) cómico (m)
he appeared in touring productions, radio, television and films, and established himself as a funny man with a unique sense of humour Everyone remembers funny man Steve Guttenberg in Police Academy 4 He does fabulous impressions of people like Humphrey Bogart and Laurence Olivier, but for me he's at his best when he's doing the great funny men, Tommy Cooper and Norman Wisdom among them
funny money (n) (large sum) una millonada
he refuses to enter auctions or pay what he calls funny money for new players The fans weren't over-impressed with the club's decision not to fork out `funny money" for Alan Shearer
(counterfeit money) dinero (m) falso
funny money is on the increase. It's turning up in shops, restaurants and pubs, particularly in cigarette machines. The counterfeits are slightly lighter than the genuine article; made from soft alloys and lead; craftily plated and painted
(ill-gotten money) dinero (m) mal habido
Such "funny money" cannot simply be deposited in high-street banks. In the United States, banks are required to report all cash deposits above $ 10,000; in Britain and other European countries any cash transaction thought to be suspicious must be reported to the Bank of England
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