100 Funny Instagram Captions That Will Earn You Lots of Likes

Updated: Apr. 08, 2024

Looking for a funny Instagram caption to match that perfectly timed pic? Your inspiration is right here.

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but we know the truth: A funny Instagram caption can make a funny photo even funnier. After all, there’s nothing like a funny quote or one-liner to really tie a joke together. Whether you’re looking for the perfect selfie caption, something for the cutest photo of you and your BFF, vacation Instagram captions or a dog or cat caption to make your pet Instagram-famous, adding some humor under your pic is the way to go. Whatever you need, you’re in luck, because we’ve done all the work for you. Start scrolling through your photos now, because these captions are just waiting for the right photo.

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Short funny Instagram captions

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1. I call this look: “I tried.”

2. I’m like a fridge: What matters is on the inside.

3. Classy yet sassy.

4. Stressed yet blessed.

5. Entering my caterpillar era—eat, sleep, wake up hot.

6. I did not wake up like this.

7. You’re italic, I’m in bold.

8. When nothing goes right, go left.

9. Reality was calling, but I screen my calls.

10. Don’t worry, Be-yoncé.

11. I got 99 problems. That’s it.

Need more inspiration? These funny songs have some lyrics that would make great captions.

Funny Instagram captions for couples

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12. It’s cheesy, but she’s stolen a pizza my heart.

13. I love you even when I’m hungry.

14. He was suffering from a lack of vitamin me.

15. Sometimes I look at my partner and think, Damn, they’re lucky.

16. I swiped right—now it’s for life.

17. I love you more than coffee, but please don’t make me prove it.

18. Thank you, Tinder!

19. Sometimes I wonder how you put up with me. But then I remember that I put up with you, so we’re even.

20. Let’s spend the rest of our lives paying off our student loans together.

21. You’re cute. Can I keep you?

22. I love you more than mosquitoes love me.

23. I thought I could never love anything or anyone more than I love chocolate, but …

Poetry is for lovers, but who are funny poems for?

Funny food Instagram captions

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24. Carbs are my soulmate.

25. Always struggling between eating a snack and being one.

26. There’s no “we” in fries.

27. I like to have my cake and eat it too.

28. Wine + dinner = winner.

29. You can’t live a full life on an empty stomach.

30. Another day, another six cups of coffee.

31. This food is better looking than I am.

32. You are what you eat! I’m pizza.

33. When life gives you lemons, sell them, buy a pineapple, upgrade your life!

34. What I eat in a day: 3–10 meals.

Better finish your meal before you read these funny limericks.

Funny Instagram captions for guys

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35. I’m always late because good things take time.

36. Life’s a soup, and I’m a fork.

37. Rollin’ with the homies.

38. If sleep is so important, why does the day start so early?

39. Be savage, not average.

40. Don’t count the days—make the days count.

41. I need six months of vacation twice a year.

42. My bed is magical. It’s where I remember all the things I forgot to do.

43. Better an “oops” than a “what if.”

44. Putting the “we” in weird.

45. My favorite subject in school was recess.

Impress your boys with these funny movie quotes.

Funny beach Instagram captions

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46. Resting beach face.

47. Reachable on my shell phone only.

48. Vitamin sea.

49. Tropic like it’s hot.

50. In need of sea-habilitation.

51. My favorite beach is so Pacific.

52. Don’t let yourself get tide down.

53. Holla at ya buoy.

54. So emoceanal today.

55. This is my life’s porpoise.

56. Water you doing later?

57. Feeling crabby.

58. Ship happens.

59. Dunes and tunes.

60. Girls just wanna have sun.

What’s the perfect accompaniment to the beach? A funny book, of course!

Funny birthday Instagram captions

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61. Alive and cake-ing.

62. Once you’re over the hill, that’s when you begin to pick up speed.

63. Go ahead, cake my day.

64. More candles, more wishes.

65. I always get emotional on my birthday. Even my cake is in tiers.

66. Break out the corkscrew—I’m aged to perfection.

67. Let’s get lit!

68. No matter which way you slice it, it’s my birthday.

69. Least crumby birthday ever. (We had ice cream cake.)

70. Today, I take the cake.

If you’re celebrating someone else’s big day, check out these funny birthday quotes perfect for cards.

Funny graduation Instagram captions

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71. Can I take a nap now?

72. What, like it’s hard?

73. Please employ me.

74. The temperature has risen by one degree.

75. I’m never reading anything again!

76. I’d like to thank Seamless, Wikipedia and CliffsNotes for getting me through the last four years.

77. I’ll never be a college dropout now.

78. Mom, Dad: You’re welcome.

79. The student has become the master—er, the bachelor.

Now that you’re done with school, you’ll have time to text these funny sayings to your friends.

Funny Instagram captions for friends

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80. Friends come and go like the waves of the oceans, but best friends stick around like an octopus on your face.

81. If you hurt my best friend, I can make your death look like an accident.

82. You’re the “she” to my “-nanigans.”

83. If your friends are as weird as you, then you have everything.

84. Friends forever. (They know too much about me.)

85. We’re not vain—we’re just pretty.

86. These people know how silly I am and still choose to be seen with me in public.

87. True friendship is connecting automatically to your friends’ Wi-Fi.

88. Your secrets are safe with me and all my friends.

89. The ketchup to my mustard, the pickle to my mustard and the relish to my mustard.

90. Thank you for always judging other people with me.

91. Friends don’t let friends do stupid things … alone.

Here are some more interesting friends captions for Instagram.

Funny gym captions for Instagram

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92. Leg day is great. It’s tomorrow that I’m dreading.

93. Obligatory gym selfie. (He actually goes by James.)

94. Took an Uber to the gym. The driver asked me if I ever Lyft.

95. I thought exorcising would help me with my ghost problem.

96. Had to break up with my gym because we weren’t working out.

97. Just weighting around.

98. I have Nikes, but I can’t do it.

99. Confession: I am no longer bench-pressing. It’s a real weight off my chest.

100. Getting ready for Halloween—gonna be a jacked-o’-lantern.

If your playlists aren’t as motivating as they used to be, try these comedy podcasts the next time you work out.