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amusing

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Pronunciation: /əˈmjuːzɪŋ
 
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Definition of amusing in English:

adjective

Causing laughter and providing entertainment: such a likeable, amusing man!
More example sentences
  • Are you here because you want to be wowed by my amazing writing skills and entertained by my amusing descriptions of the quirks of the world?
  • Sorry about the lack of light hearted and amusing posts recently.
  • It wasn't much of a movie, but had a slightly novel concept and some amusing things to look at.
Synonyms
entertaining, funny, comical, humorous, light-hearted, jocular, witty, mirthful, hilarious, chucklesome, ludicrous, laughable, rollicking, facetious, droll, whimsical, novel, interesting, diverting, engaging, beguiling
informal wacky, side-splitting, rib-tickling

Derivatives

amusingly

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adverb
Example sentences
  • Last time I experienced blizzards and snow drifts like that was in 1962 when, amusingly enough, I was living in Lincolnshire.
  • Los Angeles has a long, distinguished tradition of amusingly named Agricultural Commissioners.
  • I was expecting nuns to be bussed in, purely so they could faint amusingly, or cover the eyes of small children who definitely shouldn't have been there.

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