Funny vs Entertainment - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between funny and entertainment
is that funny
is (humorous) a joke or funny
can be (british) a narrow boat for sculling while entertainment
is an activity designed to give pleasure, enjoyment, diversion, amusement, or relaxation to an audience, no matter whether the audience participates passively as in watching opera or a movie, or actively as in games.
As an adjective funny
is amusing; humorous; comical.
Amusing; humorous; comical.
Strange or unusual, often implying unpleasant.
- When I went to the circus, I only found the clowns funny .
- The milk smelt funny so I poured it away.
- I've got a funny feeling that this isn't going to work.
* See also
* See also
(humorous) A joke.
* 2014 , Brian Conaghan, When Mr. Dog Bites (page 54)
(humorous) A comic strip.
* 2009 , R. P. Moffa, The Vaulted Sky (page 343)
- Everyone would be sitting on big fluffy white clouds singing songs, telling funnies and just enjoying the day.
- His father was more likely to listen to the radio, although he would read the Sunday funnies , and his grandmother would only read the Italian language paper she picked up at the corner candy store.
Perhaps a jocular use of (term). See above.
(British) A narrow boat for sculling.
* entretainment (chiefly archaic)
An activity designed to give pleasure, enjoyment, diversion, amusement, or relaxation to an audience, no matter whether the audience participates passively as in watching opera or a movie, or actively as in games.
a show put on for the enjoyment or amusement of others
(obsolete) maintenance or support
Admission into service; service.
(obsolete) Payment of soldiers or servants; wages.
- The entertainment of the general upon his first arrival was but six shillings and eight pence.