Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Humans are funniest when they weep and tremble before, like you say, 'the facts in the case.'

I have found out all about this affair, and it's one of the funniest things I ever heard of.'

He laughed, of course, but not as if 'twas the funniest thing he ever heard.

But the funniest thing about him is the way he reminds me of somebody else.

Thus the Comic Latin Grammar is lepidissimus, funniest, or most funny.

It was certainly the funniest, the best joke that had ever come their way.

But the audience, or rather the orchestra was the funniest part of all.

Dampskiff, he said, was the funniest name for steamboat that he ever heard.

But the funniest thing of all is this—he took that pail with him!

Why, of course it would be one of the funniest, merriest affairs in the world—of course it would.