fun⋅ny1 [fuhn-ee] Show IPA adjective, -ni⋅er, -ni⋅est,noun, plural -nies.
|1.||providing fun; causing amusement or laughter; amusing; comical: a funny remark; a funny person.|
|2.||attempting to amuse; facetious: Did you really mean that or were you just being funny?|
Some words that people replace with funny include, but are not limited to: amusing, silly, ironic, ridiculous, uncomfortable, awkward, boring, tragic, terrifying, morbid...
"That clown is funny" should really be, "That clown is terrifying"
"That story about your friend from high school is so funny" What you are really saying is, "I don't care about your friend I've never met, or what you did in high school. Your story is boring me."
Go ahead, try to make you own sentence. It will be so funny!