funny-peculiar

funny-peculiar

Strange, as opposed to humorous (the most common meaning of "funny"). That play sure is funny. Funny-peculiar, I mean—I don't know that I could sit through it again.

funny peculiar

odd; eccentric. (As opposed to funny ha-ha.) I didn't mean that Mrs. Peters is funny ha-ha. She's weird—funny peculiar in fact. His face is sort of funnyfunny peculiar, that is.
See also: funny, peculiar
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From funny-peculiar, Dunham expands outward exponentially (past crazy, zany, odd, nutty, awkward, eccentric, scruffy, bouncy, loopy, fuzzy, inscrutable, embarrassing, crotchety, uncomfortable, dizzying, unnerving, jarring, kinky, depraved, squirmy, and freaky).
The clueless woman did as instructed, and some of the things she did and said came off as gauche and funny-peculiar, so the show's viewers had a 'good' time-at the poor woman's expense!
This actually slots into the funny-peculiar section rather than the funny-ha-ha one, because, despite the promising premise (a bunch of comedians locked in a room with a healthy amount of professional rivalry and an unhealthy amount of booze), this event always falls slightly flat.
Narrated by a comatose nine-year-old and the doc treating him, what begins as a funny-ha-ha exploration of a troubled mind soon turns funny-peculiar. Cunning and compelling, this brilliant psychological study reveals how mums and dads really do screw you up.
The most popular bigscreen comedian in the world dropped a clanger when he went funny-peculiar in The Cable Guy.
BUDDY-BUDDY movies come in all shapes and sizes but none weirder than the irresistibly funny-peculiar story of repressed Terry (David Arquette) and free-spirited Nick (Brad Hunt).