To funnel something is to send it down a narrow channel or pipe. When water is funneled down a storm drain, it helps to prevent flooding.

  • The fire was funneled down the stairs by the firefighters.

  • The protesters were funneled into the police line by the riot police.

Definition of funneled


To use a funnel.


To proceed through a narrow gap or passageway akin to a funnel; to condense or narrow.


To channel, direct, or focus (emotions, money, resources, etc.).


To consume (beer, etc.) rapidly through a funnel, typically as a stunt at a party.

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