Definition of Funnyman

1. Noun. (informal) comedian ¹

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Definition of Funnyman

1. a comedian [n FUNNYMEN] - See also: comedian

Lexicographical Neighbors of Funnyman

funny books
funny car
funny cars
funny farm
funny farms
funny ha-ha
funny ha ha
funny house
funny money
funny pages
funny papers
funny story
funny stuff
funny wagon
funnyman (current term)
fur beetle

Literary usage of Funnyman

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Word by Harold Waldwin Percival (1912)
"exclaimed Mr. funnyman, "there is something in back of our thoughts that directs ... "Do you know," she said at last, "Mr. funnyman is really improving. ..."

2. The Tailor Made Girl, Her Friends, Her Fashions and Her Follies by Philip Henry Welch (1888)
"funnyman (her escort).—Oh, no ; she's sorry she came home so soon. Miss FACETIOUS. ... funnyman.—I call that a regular London fog. Miss FACETIOUS. ..."

3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1883)
"... then French Govern ment; and then again one funnyman at the end of the table would succeed in getting his next neighbor to laugh (when not too busy). ..."

4. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"This accident created a laugh, and rather amused Fitzroy and the company, and caused funnyman to say, towing to Rosa, that she was mistress of herself, ..."

5. Our American Humorists by Thomas Lansing Masson (1922)
"... after the accident he wrote a story entitled; " How It Feels to Be Blown Up," that was copied all over the world and made him famous as a funnyman. ..."

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