Definition of funnily in English:

funnily

adverb

  • 1In a strange or amusing way.

    ‘you do talk funnily’
    • ‘Some of these characters are important, some just drift through the film; all are sketched funnily and realistically.’
    • ‘She speaks earnestly, thoughtfully and funnily about how we are all ‘differently abled ‘in one way or another.’’
    • ‘Others do, extremely funnily at times, but it's just not me, I'm afraid.’
    • ‘And people will look at you funnily for even thinking that they might care.’
    • ‘Miles stared at him funnily then walked toward the target.’
    • ‘Why on earth did Ben have to act so funnily today?’
    • ‘One student watched her funnily as she violently shook her pen up and down.’
    • ‘Yes, pop culture pedagogy is, indeed, one way to funnily distract students from the mandatory, often punitive-seeming (to both students and teachers) experience of comp class.’
    • ‘Jahson looked at him funnily, but did not answer.’
    • ‘The pace of this album goes something like this: sex to sexy, and funnily put at that.’
    • ‘Allegra entered his room, she was wearing a pair of jeans and a puffy, warm sweater, it looked expensive… but a look at her slippers was funnily contradictory.’
    • ‘Chris looked at her funnily before giving a small chuckle.’
    • ‘‘The younger one was Tim and the older one was John,’ says Emma in a funnily breathless voice that sounds as if she's about to faint.’
    • ‘He had a funnily authoritative way of speaking, she noticed, especially for his age - although age was relative with Caleb.’
    • ‘It would have been awful, because, according to my judgement, the threat of hoovering wasn't just a joke - many funnily gross things happened on camp to make me believe it would be done.’
    • ‘I find him, by and large, very funny, though he's always treads a fine line between being funnily offensive and being downright offensive.’
    • ‘He looked at her funnily and slowly took the piece of toast out of his mouth.’
    • ‘Tana just acted normal, pretending not to understand why they were all looking at her funnily and angrily.’
    • ‘Where he had once been funnily cynical, he became at times viciously cruel, not only to myself but to our daughters, who came to resent and fear him.’
    • ‘She paused and looked at Wyatt funnily before reaching out a plucking a long brown hair off of his coat.’
    1. 1.1[sentence adverb]Used to admit that a situation or fact is surprising or curious.
      ‘funnily enough, I was starting to like the idea’
      • ‘He expects his readers to behave with perfect propriety towards large corporations, which, funnily enough, do not write to the New York Times and ask how they should behave.’
      • ‘And that, funnily enough, makes most casino operators anxious.’
      • ‘Which makes it, funnily, exactly like the pictures you've seen these last few days.’
      • ‘And funnily enough, the bigger we got, the more people got excited.’
      • ‘For those who don't remember Pickles, he was the judge who said we should legalise cannabis and brothels - funnily enough, he retired early.’
      • ‘Everybody is touchy about transport, everybody has an opinion and a solution that, funnily enough, does not usually involve a tandem or a long walk to the train station.’
      • ‘But funnily enough I'd choose my current situation over last year's any day.’
      • ‘Well, funnily, it is the temperature that goes down first and the CO2 which goes down a few thousand years later.’
      • ‘Actually, she wasn't a wonderful mother, but I think she did her best, and funnily enough, I've discovered if you say things often enough they become true.’
      • ‘Most have screamed the equivalent of ‘get out of the stock market’, but funnily enough, not one has suggested heading off to a racetrack.’
      • ‘It's February and we should be used to all this nonsense, but funnily the mainstream media seems more gullible than ever.’
      • ‘Failing that, I'll have to stick to poker and up the stakes next game - although, funnily enough, a wee voice in my head is telling me to quit while I'm ahead.’
      • ‘There is a good article here on the way the media distort the results of public opinion polls - always in the same direction, funnily enough.’
      • ‘So funnily enough, it kind of ended up being a situation where everyone gave the best that they had to give and I think ultimately the movie has been good for it.’
      • ‘And he was an idealist in that respect, and he still is in a way, funnily, even his 80s now.’
      • ‘I say funnily enough because right across the road from the railway station is The Daily Planet which the time was Australia's largest brothel.’
      • ‘Now that the magazine depends on grants from Left-wing foundations for its survival, he has changed his tune, funnily enough!’
      • ‘Others do other things… but funnily, it doesn't actually matter.’
      • ‘They did have a record of passengers, but funnily, Creighton was not listed.’
      • ‘Out of all the stories in this book, this would be the one, which I would not believe and funnily enough, this is the only one out of all the stories, which I can prove.’
      • ‘But, funnily enough, the most deeply stirring thing the film shows us is that guilt, even more than misery, loves company.’
      • ‘I am nicknamed the ‘drama queen’ by my badminton friends, and funnily enough, I would have liked to become an actress’
      • ‘But funnily enough I don't remember it being headline news.’
      • ‘But funnily enough, their name isn't mentioned anywhere in the spot.’
      • ‘On the second day, I hiked to Ruined Castle; a collection of rocks atop a mountain that resembles, funnily enough, a ruined castle.’
      • ‘Because funnily enough, the only time I find it impossible to park outside my home in Glasgow's south side is when Rangers and Pollok are playing at home.’
      • ‘The select committee has been raising that issue pretty constantly now for the last 2, 3, or 4 years - in fact, ever since the Labour-Progressive Government came to power, funnily.’

Pronunciation:

funnily

/ˈfənəlē/