90 VERY Funny Compliments You Can Use to Flirt, Flatter & Make Them Laugh

Everyone loves a compliment. Whether you’re telling someone they’re cute, smart, or sexy, compliments are fun. But, funny compliments are always a winner!

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Complimenting someone is great. Everyone loves to hear that they look beautiful or handsome. But, it can be embarrassing or even nerve-racking to hear a blunt compliment. Next time, try a funny compliment for a more light-hearted and silly outcome.

You don’t need to be so abrupt or serious with your compliments. There are other ways of making sure this person feels more than just attractive. Offering up a funny compliment will not only make them feel good, but it’ll make them laugh, too.

This means it’ll mean more, and they’ll remember it longer. After all, everyone loves to laugh!

[Read: How to be funny and make people love your company]

Why Do We Love to Receive Compliments?

You see, the act of giving a compliment activates the reward center in both the giver’s and receiver’s brains. We’re talking dopamine, the “feel-good” neurotransmitter, which essentially translates into those warm fuzzies you get.

It’s not just a social nicety, it’s a neurochemical event. Researchers have actually found that receiving praise activates the same region of the brain that responds to rewards like food or money. So, essentially, giving someone a funny compliment is like handing them a mental chocolate chip cookie. Who can resist that?

Moreover, humor plays a critical role in social bonding. A well-placed funny compliment can not only boost someone’s self-esteem but also enhance your connection with them.

From a psychological perspective, humor helps to ease social interactions and dissolve tension. It acts like social glue!

So, while your ego is getting its much-appreciated pat on the back, you’re also forging stronger relationships. It’s a win-win.

What Are Funny Compliments?

Funny compliments aren’t exactly jokes, and they aren’t exactly compliments. They are a mix of the two. How does that work? Well, the intent is to make someone feel flattered but also make them laugh.

It can be a tricky balance to hit, but the following ideas should get you right in that sweet spot where they want to kiss you for the compliment and spit out their drink from laughing so hard.

It’s also true that everyone loves a person who is genuinely funny. A great sense of humor is very attractive, so when you get a funny compliment just right, they’ll want to hear from you more and more. [Read: How to make someone laugh over text just by being yourself]

Funny Compliments to Try For Yourself

Anyone can say, “You’re so handsome,” or “You’re beautiful,” but it takes creativity and a sense of humor to give out funny compliments. You don’t just want to flatter someone. You want to shock them and leave them laughing for a while.

There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing someone laugh because of a simple funny compliment from you. [Read: How to be funny and make people love your company]

1. “You could be a p*rn star—easy.”

Certain people could take this the wrong way, but if you know your audience, this will make them crack up.

2. “You smell so good, I want to make a candle out of you.”

This is weird and funny and is sure to get at least a few giggles.

3. “Being with you is more fun than coloring in a coloring book.”

This funny compliment will bring the kid out of anyone. [Check out: 36 racy, random, funny questions for flirty guys and girls]

4. “You’re so hot, I want to bake cookies on you.”

If you’re hungry and feeling sexy, this is the best funny compliment to offer your special someone.

5. “If this was Neverland, I would only need to think of you to fly. And people would be like, ‘Man, she flies a lot.’”

This would make anyone who has seen Hook or Peter Pan just crack up. They are your happy thought, awe.

6. “You know, you’re almost as wonderful as pizza. Almost.”

This is the best funny compliment for all the pizza lovers out there, and we know there are a lot of you.

7. “I feel bad for people when you walk in the room because your face makes other faces look ugly.”

Okay, this may not be the more polite of compliments, and sure, it could be a little rude to others if anyone else is around, but it is certainly going to make them feel hot, and if they don’t laugh, they will roll their eyes. That’s something, right? [Try: 36 sweet and cute things to say to your boyfriend]

8. “You’re like the human form of sweatpants… because I’m so comfortable with you.”

For those that love sweats and hate jeans, as most of us, this is sure to get at least a smirk.

9. “If we were the last two people left on earth, I would have no problem repopulating it with you—quickly.”

Ooh, la la. If you are in the mood to behave like you are about to repopulate the earth, that is a funny compliment for you.

10. “Your face. I like it.”

Short, sweet, and to the point.

11. “If you were a skittle, I’d want to taste your rainbow all night long.”

Not sure what’s funny and what overly naughty? [Read: 30 subtle, obvious, and overly sexual flirting tips for girls]

12. “You know, I think you may be the sole reason for global warming.”

This might be a little insensitive for some people, but if you can joke about the world crumbling and the person your complimenting is super hot, this is perfect.

13. “Polar bears and penguins should fear your cuteness.”

These are some of the cutest animals ever, so comparing them is adorable and nice and a little funny.

14. “I don’t know how I would get the pickle jars open without your big muscles. And we both know how much I need my pickles.”

Almost all girls love guys who can open the pickle jar. It is true and funny. So why not use it as a compliment?!

15. “Sometimes I just want you to stay home when I go out so people will stare at me for once.”

Aww, is everyone giving their attention to your gorgeous partner instead of you? Why not make a funny compliment out of it? [Read: 12 types of humor and how they affect relationships]

16. “If I didn’t know you, I would want to know you.”

Damn, straight. This is one of those compliments that is funny because it is just so true.

17. “Luckily, you’re not a drug, because I would be a nasty addict and you’d have to pay for rehab.”

We wouldn’t want to joke about addiction, but if that is already in your sense of humor gallery, add this one too.

18. “Give your mom a high five for me. She made a hot kid.”

HA! Mom jokes, but instead of making fun of your mom, you’re high-fiving her for the awesome human she created.

19. “Are you a beaver? Because DAMN!”

This is the best funny compliment for people who cannot get enough puns in their lives, and there are many people around.

20. “Even if I were allowed to marry food, I would still choose you over pizza. And that’s saying something.”

Do they know your obsession with pizza or some other food? If so, they will love this funny compliment.

[Read: Foodie dates – 15 trendy dinner ideas for new couples]

21. “If you were a superhero, your power would be stealing the spotlight.”

You’ve got that much charisma; even the limelight’s like, “I give up, you win.”

22. “Sometimes I wish you could be a little less fabulous so the rest of us can catch up.”

We mean, it’s not a race, but if it were, you’d be lapping us all by now.

23. “Who needs Google when I’ve got you?”

You’re not just smart; you’re ‘search engine’ smart. A gem among funny compliments for the know-it-all in your life.

24. “They say don’t meet your heroes, but they haven’t met you.”

Because who wouldn’t want to be a hero that doesn’t disappoint?

25. “Honestly, if you were any more amazing, you’d be a twin of yourself.”

Double the awesomeness? The world might not be ready, but it sure would be lucky!

26. “Is it fair for one person to be so awesome? Discuss.”

A rhetorical question, because the answer is, of course, “Who cares? Keep being awesome.”

27. “Ever consider being a motivational poster? Because you inspire just by existing.”

Some people just have that aura, that je ne sais quoi, that makes everything feel possible. [Read: Songs to inspire you to move up the ladder of success]

28. “Hanging out with you is like finding an extra fry at the bottom of the bag.”

That magical moment of unexpected joy? If they give that to people, you definitely have to tell them this.

29. “Please stop hogging all the charisma, the rest of us would like a chance.”

Some people just have that irresistible magnetism and this funny compliment’s a cheeky way to acknowledge it. [Read: 31 secrets to be charismatic & awe and draw people to you in a snap]

30. “Is it exhausting being this incredible, or does it come naturally?”

Because we all want to know the secret sauce to being that amazing.

31. “You’re so magnetic, even my insecurities are attracted to you.”

It’s like they have this gravitational pull that even inner worries can’t escape. A wonderful funny compliment for someone truly captivating.

32. “You’re cooler than a vintage vinyl record.”

Vintage is always in style, and so are they! This one’s perfect for the old souls and the music aficionados.

33. “You’re the ‘Ctrl + S’ in the document of my life.”

Who wouldn’t want to be compared to the ultimate life-saving key command?

34. “You’re more refreshing than a brand-new meme.”

Ah, the sheer joy of stumbling upon a meme before it’s all over the internet!

35. “You sparkle more than a disco ball at a ’70s party.”

Because everyone loves a good disco reference!

36. “If you were a fruit, you’d be a fineapple. And if you were a vegetable, I’d visit you in the hospital.”

A two-in-one special that covers both sweetness and dedication.

37. “You’re as irreplaceable as the ‘Skip Intro’ button on Netflix.”

A true MVP in the world of binge-watching, just like you in the world of, well, life!

38. “You’re more useful than a pocket in a shirt.”

When did you last find a shirt pocket and thought, “Wow, this is surprisingly handy!” That’s them, basically.

39. “If you were a scented candle, you’d be called ‘Perfectly Irresistible.’

Because they’re a whole vibe, enough said! [Read: Minxy ways to be irresistible to men & hook a guy you like effortlessly]

40. “If you were a meme, you’d be the one that never gets old.”

Like the classics—Distracted Boyfriend, Woman Yelling at a Cat—if they’re forever relatable and eternally amusing, you gotta use this one. It’s a funny compliment that screams internet age!

41. “Whoever said ‘Nobody’s perfect’ clearly never met you.”

This one delves into the concept of perfectionism in a lighthearted manner. It’s a playful twist on the conventional wisdom that nobody is perfect, making it one of those funny compliments that’s also a confidence booster.

42. “Good thing you’re not a firework, or else you’d be too dangerous to handle.”

Here, the idea of being overwhelmingly good is likened to a firework—bright, awe-inspiring, but dangerous if mishandled. It’s a nod to the psychological principle of “too much of a good thing.”

43. “If you were a book, you’d be a page-turner with no plot holes.”

Drop this line to compliment someone’s all-around compelling nature. It’s like telling them they’ve got the allure of a Pulitzer winner. No spoilers, just awe!

44. “Are you a magician? Because every time I look at you, everyone else disappears.”

Use this line when you want to emphasize the magnetic allure of someone. It’s as if they’ve got a gravitational pull that makes everyone else vanish.

45. “Could you turn down your awesomeness? You’re blinding the mere mortals.”

Great for acknowledging someone’s overwhelming greatness. This one offers a playful nudge to ‘share the spotlight,’ but let’s be real—it’s all theirs.

46. “I bet you make even a cup of instant ramen feel like a gourmet meal.”

This is for when someone has the unique ability to elevate the most mundane things. It says, “Your presence makes everything better.”

47. “If you were any more refreshing, you’d be a software update that actually works.”

Say this when you want to compliment someone for being a breath of fresh air, with zero complications. Unlike those dreaded software updates, they’re all upside, no downside.

48. “I’m so glad you’re not a national treasure because then I’d have to share you with the whole country.”

This line works when you want to emphasize the exclusivity and specialness of someone. Think of it as a VIP pass to their awesomeness. [Read: 50 cute things to say to your crush & make them feel special]

49. “If I had a star for every time you brightened my day, I’d have a galaxy.”

Perfect for expressing the magnitude of someone’s impact on your life. It’s like saying, “You’re not just one good thing, you’re a multitude of them.”

50. “If you were a Spotify playlist, I’d put you on repeat and never hit skip.”

Use this to underline how every moment with someone feels like a hit song that just gets better each time you hear it. No skips needed.

51. “Please proceed with caution, your charisma is a tripping hazard.”

Good for when you want to express how captivating someone is. Their sheer magnetism might just have people stumbling over themselves.

52. “You’re the marshmallow to my hot chocolate.”

This line works well for someone who enhances any experience or situation. Like a marshmallow, they add a sweetness and completeness to any scenario.

53. “You’re so bright you make the sun look like a flashlight.”

Use this when someone’s brilliance simply outshines everyone and everything around them. It’s the ultimate compliment for a radiant personality. [Read: Decoding compliments: 50 cute words and their true meanings]

54. “You’re the avocado to my toast.”

Great for when you’ve found someone who completes you in the most harmonious way. It implies that together, you make something that’s more delightful than the sum of its parts.

55. “If you were any more amazing, you’d be a limited edition.”

When someone’s so incredible that their awesomeness is almost unbelievable, this is the line to use. It underscores their uniqueness and scarcity.

56. “You’re the plot twist everyone was hoping for.”

This is for when someone brings an unexpected but thoroughly welcome change to your life. Think of it as turning a mundane storyline into an epic saga.

57. “You’re so cool, you make winter jealous.”

This line plays on the idea of temperature to hint at someone’s effortless charm. Imagine the snow wishing it were as cool as them!

58. “You’ve got more layers than an onion, and all of them are awesome.”

If you’re trying to praise someone’s complexity, this is a fun way to do it. It’s like saying, “Each time I get to know you, I uncover something equally fabulous.”

59. “You’re the bubblegum to my shoe—annoyingly unforgettable.”

A sticky situation that’s actually kind of charming when you think about it. Who knew being annoying could actually make you more memorable?

60. “If you were a triangle, you’d be acute one.”

Math puns, anyone? This is for that person whose attractiveness is just too blatant to ignore. It’s geometry and romance rolled into one.

61. “You’re so extraordinary, if you were a book, you’d be on the best ‘shelved’ list.”

See what we did there? This is for someone so awesome that they defy categorization. They’re not just bestsellers; they’re classics.

62. “You’re the pop to my corn—life’s just bland without your burst.”

A duo that turns a movie night into an event. This is for someone who takes you from a “meh” experience to a “heck yeah, this is awesome!” kind of vibe. Snacks, anyone?

63. “If awesomeness was a crime, you’d be serving a life sentence.”

Let’s break the law of average! This is for someone who is so beyond amazing that it’s almost illegal.

64. “You’re so awesome, if you were a movie, you’d be sold out for weeks.”

This one is cinematic gold. It’s like saying their life would be a box-office hit, popcorn and all.

65. “You’re the highlight reel of my life.”

This is like telling someone that if your life was a movie, they’d be all the moments worth replaying. A real crowd-pleaser, this one.

66. “Your smile could disarm a bomb.”

Ever met someone whose smile just lights up the room? This compliment tells them they have the kind of positive energy that could literally save lives. [Read: How to make a girl smile: 50 things you can do to make her happy]

67. “You’re the prune juice to my constipation.”

Talk about relief! While the subject matter might be a bit… unusual, it’s a way to say they make a sticky situation much easier to handle.

It’s gross but affectionate, and definitely bound to get a laugh (or at least a surprised giggle).

68. “You’re so rad, you make the ’80s jealous.”

This one is soaked in nostalgia and it’s basically telling them they’ve got a sort of vintage cool that even the ’80s can’t touch.

69. “If you were a hashtag, you’d be trending.”

Welcome to the age of social media, where a compliment like this is saying you’re so buzz-worthy, X can’t even keep up.

70. “You’re so refreshing, you make lemonade taste like tap water.”

This is one to serve on a hot day, telling them their presence is a thirst-quenching delight.

71. “Your aura is so bright, I need shades.”

Spiritual but cheeky. It’s like saying, “You’re such a vibrant person that you’re practically glowing!”

72. “You’re so fly, you make birds look grounded.”

This one takes the old-school ‘fly’ and elevates it, saying they’re so cool that even birds are envious of their style.

73. “If you were a vegetable, you’d be a cute-cumber.”

That’s right, folks, who needs ordinary cucumbers when you’re in the room?

74. “You’re so alluring, you make sirens take singing lessons.”

This one’s saying they’re the ultimate charmer. Even mythical creatures are queuing up for tips on how to be as captivating as them.

75. “You’re so unforgettable, even my amnesia’s confused.”

This compliment screams, “You’re such a big deal that even memory loss can’t erase you!” It’s also a hilarious way to tell someone they’ve made a permanent impression.

76. “If you were a phone, you’d be a ‘SmarterPhone.'”

This is for those tech-savvy daters out there. You’re basically saying their intelligence and features are off the charts, even better than the smartphone in your pocket!

77. “You’re so hot, you must be the reason for global warming.”

This one turns a serious issue into a cheeky compliment. You’re basically saying they’re so hot, they’ve got scientists baffled. Use with caution and maybe a wink. [Read: How to be hot: 14 tips to revamp and reveal the hot and sexy you]

78. “You’re so fantastic, you make unicorns look basic.”

This is the epitome of magical flattery. You’re so marvelous, even mythical creatures look like they came out of a generic brand cereal box next to you. And unicorns are fantastic!

79. “You’re so magical, you make Hogwarts look like a community college.”

For the Potterheads, this is saying their level of magic is above and beyond. Eat your heart out, Dumbledore. Definitely one for the books of funny compliments!

80. “You’re like a human espresso shot; you instantly brighten my day.”

For the coffee addicts, this is pure gold. It’s saying, just a minute with them, and you’re already jazzed up for the day ahead.

81. “You’re the sprinkles to my donut.”

Just a dash of them makes everything more colorful and enjoyable. Without them, life’s just a plain ol’ donut.

82. “You make me feel like I’m on cloud wine.”

Not just cloud nine, folks. We’re talking about a cloud filled with the finest Pinot Noir or Chardonnay. Cheers!

83. “You’re the Sriracha to my bland cafeteria food.”

Spice up your love life with this compliment. They’re the dash of hotness that makes even the dullest of meals mouthwatering.

84. “You’re the ‘Undo’ button in the disastrous document of my love life.”

Funny and relatable for anyone who’s ever hammered away at a keyboard and messed up. This person is your lifesaving “Ctrl+Z.”

85. “You’re the laughter track in the sitcom of my life.”

This one’s great because it’s as meta as compliments get. You’re saying they make every moment feel like a well-timed punchline.

86. “You’re the ‘snacc’ that I didn’t know I needed but now can’t stop munching on.”

We all know a snack is good, but a “snacc”? That’s next-level deliciousness.

87. “You’re the ‘life hack’ I didn’t know I needed.”

You know those clever tricks that simplify life’s complexities? Yeah, this person is just that but for your emotional landscape.

88. “You’re the loophole in my no-dating coworkers policy.”

For those office romances that you never saw coming but are now totally here for. [Read: 23 tips to date a coworker & handle a breakup if the relationship ends]

89. “You’re the guacamole to my bag of chips.”

Because what’s a lonely bag of tortilla chips without some fabulous guac? It’s saying, “With you, I’m not just edible, I’m a full-on fiesta!”

90. “You’re the last slice of pizza everybody wants but only I get.”

Ah yes, the elusive last slice, the one everyone eyeballs but never reaches for. This compliment says, “You’re highly desirable, and guess what? You’re all mine!”

Plus, it might make them hungry for some pizza, but hey, that’s a date idea right there!

A Little Cheesy? Yes, but Funny Compliments Work!

You might be reading these funny compliments and thinking that some of them are a little cheesy. Well, yes, some funny compliments do have a hint of cheese about them. But, that’s what makes them so great!

You have to get the blend of nonchalance and fun just right. When you do that, the impact is pretty positive! However, if you don’t give funny compliments with confidence, they can come across as a little weird. 

Own the compliment you’re about to give and just go for it! 

[Read: 50 cute things to say to your crush and make them feel special]

Everyone loves a compliment but a funny compliment? Even better! Make them laugh and flatter them all at the same time.

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Preeti Tewari Serai
Preeti Serai
Preeti, the founder of LovePanky, is an eternal optimist and believer in the beauty of love and life. With an exhaustive experience in love, relationships, and ...