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funnily

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv funnily in a strange manner "a queerly inscribed sheet of paper"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • funnily In a funny or amusing manner; comically.
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Usage

In literature:

How funnily they swim!
"Days Off" by Henry Van Dyke
His misery after the debauch is most funnily and expressively depicted in the orchestration.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
I began at the beginning of the chapter; this was it, and it was as funnily spelt as the preface, but I could read it.
"Last Words" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
I suppose because it opens funnily, and with an interest too.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
Grandmamma smiled, a little funnily, I thought afterwards.
"My New Home" by Mary Louisa Molesworth
They are so funnily dressed, like the odd little Jap dolls English children buy.
"Round the Wonderful World" by G. E. Mitton
She laughed rather funnily, I thought.
"A Bride of the Plains" by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
He looked funnily penitent, whenever his eyes caught mine, which was often, for somehow I could not keep looking on my plate all the time.
"Phemie Frost's Experiences" by Ann S. Stephens
She laughed quite funnily.
"Daddy's Girl" by L. T. Meade
Stella refrained from asking her what she meant; for she knew too, and, funnily enough, resented the attention which her beauty brought her.
"A City Schoolgirl" by May Baldwin
Your clothes are so funnily made, Blair says she hardly likes to take you out.
"The Fortunes of Philippa" by Angela Brazil
Why does that fat woman hop about so funnily, Father?
"My Little Boy" by Carl Ewald
The old couple paced majestically away; the cubs squatted funnily on their haunches and looked at me with quaint curiosity.
"By Veldt and Kopje" by William Charles Scully
And funnily enough it's one of Pamela's favourite poems, and Norman's too.
"The Hall and the Grange" by Archibald Marshall
They galloped so funnily and so fast; I am glad I saw them.
"North Cornwall Fairies and Legends" by Enys Tregarthen
His wife managed the girls, and "very funnily too," he sometimes thought.
"Into the Highways and Hedges" by F. F. Montrésor (Frances Frederica)
How funnily people are made!
"Dodo Wonders" by E. F. Benson
Funnily enough, I've thought of it since, more than once, too; but I didn't know you were there.
"The Second Fiddle" by Phyllis Bottome
But funnily enough the gigantic machine made it clear to me that only the smallest aeroplane would be of any use for me in battle.
"The Red Battle Flyer" by Capt. Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen
And funnily enough, only yesterday a gentleman came in 'ere and was a-making a lot of inquiries after her.
"The Lost Million" by William Le Queux
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