funnily

funnily
adverb
1 in an odd or unusual way: She's been behaving funnily lately.
2 funnily enough spoken used to say that something is unexpected or strange: Funnily enough, I was just about to call you when you called me.
3 in an amusing way

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • funnily — 1814, from FUNNY (Cf. funny) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • funnily — fun|ni|ly [ fʌnıli ] adverb in a strange or unusual way: She reacted funnily to my question. funnily enough SPOKEN used for saying that you think something is surprising or unusual: Funnily enough, I heard someone say exactly the same thing this… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • funnily — fun|ni|ly [ˈfʌnıli] adv 1.) funnily enough spoken used to say that something is unexpected or strange ▪ Funnily enough, I was just about to call you when you called me. 2.) in an amusing or strange way …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • funnily — [[t]fʌ̱nɪli[/t]] PHRASE: PHR with cl You use funnily enough to indicate that, although something is surprising, it is true or really happened. Funnily enough I can remember what I had for lunch on July 5th, 1906, but I ve forgotten what I had for …   English dictionary

  • funnily — UK [ˈfʌnɪlɪ] / US adverb in a strange or unusual way She reacted funnily to my question. • funnily enough …   English dictionary

  • funnily — [ˈfʌnɪli] adv in a strange or unusual way • funnily enough spoken used for saying that you think that something is surprising or unusual[/ex] Funnily enough, I heard someone say exactly the same thing this morning.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • funnily — funny ► ADJECTIVE (funnier, funniest) 1) causing laughter or amusement. 2) strange; peculiar. 3) arousing suspicion. 4) informal slightly unwell; out of sorts. ► NOUN (funnies) informal …   English terms dictionary

  • funnily enough — spoken phrase used for saying that you think something is surprising or unusual Funnily enough, I heard someone say exactly the same thing this morning. Thesaurus: ways of saying that you are surprised or shockedsynonym Main entry: funnily …   Useful english dictionary

  • funnily enough — spoken used for saying that you think something is surprising or unusual Funnily enough, I heard someone say exactly the same thing this morning …   English dictionary

  • funnily — adverb see funny I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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