it's not even funny

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Phrase[edit]

it's not even funny

  1. (informal) Used to indicate that a person, thing, or situation possesses a described characteristic to an extreme or unusual degree.
    • 2000, Loren Pope, Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools You Should Know about Even If You're Not a Straight-A Student, page 86:
      Women's colleges have so much to offer it's not even funny.
    • 2007, Dave Batista, Batista Unleashed, page 114:
      I'm impressed with him on so many different levels it's not even funny.
    • 2014, Lynne D'Amico, Force of Mind, Song of Heart, p. 61:
      We're so far from the head table that's it's not even funny!

Usage notes[edit]

  • Found in constructions of this form: X is so Y that it's not even funny.