Goofy vs Funny - What's the difference?
As a proper noun goofy
is a character: a slow-witted anthropomorphic dog with a goofy laugh.
As an adjective funny is
amusing; humorous; comical.
As a noun funny is
(humorous) a joke or funny
can be (british) a narrow boat for sculling.
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From the way the Disney character was first depicted surfing, with right foot forward.
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"Sochi 2014: A jargon-busting guide to the halfpipe", 11 February 2014
(snowboarding) riding with right foot forward.
* (snowboarding) regular
* (snowboarding) switch
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.