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Definition 1: activities that are enjoyable or amusing - [noun denoting act]

Samples where fun or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I do it for the fun of it
  • he is fun to have around

Synonyms for fun in the sense of this definition

(fun is a kind of ...) an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

"scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists" "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles" "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"

Definition 2: violent and excited activity - [noun denoting act]

Samples where fun or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she asked for money and then the fun began

(fun is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

Definition 3: a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where fun or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her playfulness surprised me
  • he was fun to be with

Synonyms for fun in the sense of this definition

(fun is a kind of ...) the trait of being frivolous; not serious or sensible

(... is a kind of fun ) playful humor

(... is a kind of fun ) inappropriate playfulness

(... is a kind of fun ) lively high-spirited playfulness

(... is a kind of fun ) the trait of behaving like an imp

(... is a kind of fun ) the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous

"she didn't appreciate my humor" "you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor"

(... are attributes of fun) full of fun and high spirits

"playful children just let loose from school"

(... are attributes of fun) completely lacking in playfulness

Definition 4: verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where fun or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he became a figure of fun
  • he said it in sport

Synonyms for fun in the sense of this definition

(fun is a kind of ...) a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter

(... is a kind of fun ) fun characterized by humor

(... is a kind of fun ) waggish behavior

(... is a kind of fun ) a comic incident or series of incidents

(... is a kind of fun ) a humorous play on words

"I do it for the pun of it" "his constant punning irritated her"

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