What does the word funeral mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The ceremonies or persons attending the burial of the dead.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to a funeral. funerary.

Usage examples for funeral

  1. Think of that, sir, not even to their father's funeral." – Cynthia Wakeham's Money by Anna Katharine Green
  2. I thought when I looked at you as you was the party about the child's funeral. – A Duet by A. Conan Doyle
  3. By his own wish the funeral had been as simple and private as possible. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett