35+ Cute and Funny Ways to Say Happy Birthday in English

Other ways to say happy birthday! Sending somebody birthday wishes can get a little repetitive. ‘Happy birthday’ is the go-to way to wish somebody well on their birthday, but if you’re looking for some alternatives, then you’ve come to the right place. There are many reasons why you might want to change from the standard ‘happy birthday’ message – maybe you want your birthday wishes to stand out from the rest, or maybe you want to inject a little humor into the message – whatever it is, this guide will provide you with some great alternatives to ‘happy birthday’ for you to use next time you need to send a birthday wish to somebody.

Other Ways to Say Happy Birthday

  • All the best on your special day!
  • Have a great birthday!
  • I wish you a happier birthday than anyone else has wished you!
  • It’s time to celebrate!
  • Many more happy returns!
  • May you have a fantastic day and many more to come!
  • May your birthday be filled with laughter!
  • All the best on your special day!
  • All the best!
  • Congratulations on another year of skillful death evasion!
  • Happy birthday!
  • Have a fabulous birthday!
  • Have a great one!
  • I hope you have a fantastic day!
  • I hope you have a wonderful birthday!
  • Hope you have an enjoyable birthday! You deserve it!
  • Have a good one!
  • I hope you have a fantastic day and a fantastic year to come!
  • I wish you all the best on your special day!
  • Many happy returns of the day!
  • I wish you a wonderful birthday!
  • Many happy returns!
  • May your birthday be filled with laughter!
  • Wishing you many more candles to blow out!
  • Wishing you a day that is as special as you are!

Funny Ways to Say Happy birthday

There are multiple ways to say happy birthday in a funny way. The best way is almost certainly in a way that is particularly funny to the person you are sending it to. Do the two of you share an inside joke? If so, incorporating this into your birthday wishes is a great idea. They’ll find it much more amusing and personal if you can include a joke you both share. That being said, it’s still possible to get a laugh out of the suggestions below, so consider these next time you want to send a funny birthday wish:

  • If you want something sarcastic you could go with something like ‘Didn’t we just celebrate this like a year ago? Happy birthday again, I guess…’
  • If you know they can take a joke, why not something like ‘If somebody says your old, hit them with your walking stick! Have a great day!’
  • If you want to go with a cake joke, why not ‘Happy stuff your face with cake day!’
  • Another year closer to retirement’ is great too – if you’re close friends you could also mention the fun the two of you will have when you’re free to do what you want all day!

Ways to Wish Someone a Belated Happy Birthday

Yes, belated happy birthday, not happy belated birthday, but we’ve covered that before. Anyway, let’s look at some examples that differ from the standard ‘Belated Happy Birthday’ wishes, to add some variety next time you accidentally forget that somebody’s birthday is coming up:

  • Sorry I forgot your birthday – here’s an excuse to make today all about you too!’ – this is a nice way to avoid the awkwardness of sending a belated happy birthday message, and the person receiving the message will get a smile out of it too!
  • ‘They say if somebody forgets your birthday you don’t get older – you’re welcome!’ – again, this is a funny way to send a belated happy birthday message, and it’ll make the recipient happy too.
  • ‘I just wanted to be the last one to wish you a happy birthday’ – this is a great way to make it seem intentional, but the recipient will understand the humor behind it too. Fill in the rest with something heartfelt and a joke to wish someone a belated happy birthday is a brilliant choice.
  • ‘Why celebrate a birthday when you can have a birth-week/month? Happy birthday!’ – you can edit this one to suit how long it has been since their birthday passed.

New and Different Ways to Say ‘Happy Birthday’

There are always alternative ways to say happy birthday, and some of them are incredibly unique. Next time you want your birthday wishes to stand out from the others, why not try some of the suggestions below?

  • ‘Don’t count the candles, just enjoy the glow’ – this is a witty way to wish somebody a happy birthday without having to say it.
  • ‘Happy anni-birth-sary’ – this is an alternative to happy birthday that is becoming increasingly popular, but it’s still unique enough that you can be the first one to use it in your circle of friends.
  • ‘I hope this day is as special as you are’ – this is just a kind way to wish someone a great birthday.
  • Congratulations on another year well spent!’ – this can be especially good if they have achieved something special in the past year.

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Above everything else, if you are sincere in your birthday wishes, even if they are late, then the person you are sending your birthday wishes to will be grateful. Make sure if you choose one of the funnier options above, it is a joke you know they will understand and appreciate, and you won’t go wrong!

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Shivangini
Shivangini
1 year ago

May God bless you with all the happiness!

Olawaleib
Olawaleib
9 months ago

Join

Rakesh Roshan Pradhan
Rakesh Roshan Pradhan
8 months ago

I am join

David
David
2 months ago

It’s really wonderful

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