- 1to move or make something move through a narrow space, or as if through a funnel (+ adv./prep.) Wind was funneling through the gorge. funnel something (+ adv./prep.) Huge pipes funnel the water down the mountainside. Barricades funneled the crowds toward the square.
- 2(figurative) Some $10 million in aid was funneled into the country through government agencies.
NAmE//ˈfʌnl//[intransitive, uncountable]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they funnel
he / she / it funnels
past simple funneled ()funnelled
-ing form funneling ()funnelling