Meaning of funeral

fu•ner•al

Pronunciation: (fy'nur-ul), [key]
— n.
  1. the ceremonies for a dead person prior to burial or cremation; obsequies.
  2. a funeral procession.
  3. to have unpleasant consequences for someone: If you don't finish the work on time, it will be your funeral!
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a funeral: funeral services; funeral expenses.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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