What does 'Funny bone' mean?
Your funny bone is the part of your elbow that the ulnar nerve runs along, which can cause numbness and a strange feeling if it is knocked.
- Category: Body and bodily functions
Idioms similar to 'Funny bone'
- Dry as a bone
- Bone of contention
- Throw someone a bone
- Chew on a bone
- Bone to pick
- All skin and bone
- I've got a bone to pick with you
- Work your fingers to the bone
Buy our lists of British English, American English and Animal idioms in PDF format. They're perfect to use offline for reference or for use in class!
If you have a question about idioms, ask us about it in our Idioms Discussion Forum.
If you know of an idiom that you would like to be listed here, please use our online form to suggest an idiom.