funny man

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funny man

1. A professional comedian. Can you believe that famous funny man got his start at comedy clubs around here?
2. A person who is being humorous. Often used to indicate a lack of appreciation for the humor. All right, funny man, stop joking around and get back to work! Oh, a funny man, huh? We'll see who's laughing when you get your grade.
See also: funny, man
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The comedian found he is not the first funny-man in his family while delving into his past for Who Do You Think You Are?
MORE than PS100,000 was raised at the Birmingham Children's Hospital's annual Winter Ball hosted by funny-man Alistair McGowan, pictured, at the University of Birmingham's Great Hall.
BERNIE (12A) JIM Carrey spent a decade coasting on his funny-man reputation with ever-decreasing results, but roared back playing a real-life criminal in I Love You Phillip Morris.
In the film, which is due out in August, her character poses as the wife of a dope dealer, played by funny-man Jason Sudeikis, 37, on a road trip to Mexico.
The veteran funny-man, who is nearly blind and deaf, was marking the day quietly with his family members at his suburban home.
TUESDAY: The Brit Awards (ITV, 8.00pm) Funny-man Ben Elton and Zoe Ball host this annual pop event.
The 33-year-old funny-man is planning to sign up the 'Britain's Got Talent' star, 48, because he believes that they can become the new queens of daytime TV.
The Scottish funny-man scooped 17% of the votes cast, beating Morecambe and Wise into second place on 12% and Peter Cook into third with 10%.
THE insider hears funny-man Johnny Vegas's in-laws weren't exactly rolling in t he aisles after he allowed adult comic Viz to publish his wedding day pictures.
His broad 'Scotch' turns as the jolly green ogre have saved his funny-man status.
Despite previously splitting with funny-man Owen Wilson, sources say they're back on are to trial a live-in relationship in Miami.
Despite previously splitting with funny-man Owen Wilson, sources say they're back together and plan to set up home in Miami.
Funny-man partner Pat Shortt said last night the pair had just finished writing the script for the Sony video.
The Bolton-born funny-man says it will help him not to swear when he makes his TV presenting debut on October 12.