Definitions for funfʌn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
funfʌn(n.; v.)funned, fun•ning
(n.)something that provides mirth or amusement:
A picnic would be fun.
enjoyment or playfulness:
She's full of fun.
(v.t.)Informal. to joke; kid.
(adj.)Informal. providing pleasure or amusement; enjoyable:
a fun thing to do; really a fun person.
Idioms for fun:
for or in fun,as a joke; not seriously; playfully.
like fun,Informal. certainly not; by no means:
Pay you double? Like fun!
Category: Idiom, Informal
make fun of,to make the object of ridicule; deride.
Origin of fun:
1675–85; dial. var. of obs. fon
fun, merriment, playfulness(noun)
activities that are enjoyable or amusing
"I do it for the fun of it"; "he is fun to have around"
fun, play, sport(noun)
verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)
"he became a figure of fun"; "he said it in sport"
violent and excited activity
"she asked for money and then the fun began"; "they began to fight like fun"
a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement
"her playfulness surprised me"; "he was fun to be with"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the feeling of enjoying yourself or sth that makes you feel enjoyment
The party was lots of fun.; That game sounds like fun.; Did you have fun with your friends?
because you enjoy sth not because you need to do it
I decided to try flying, just for fun.
to make a joke or laugh about sth in an unkind way
The kids were making fun of my hair.; a few fun games for the kids; The show was lots of fun!
amusement, enjoyment or pleasure.
playful, often noisy, activity.
To tease, kid, poke fun at.
Hey, don't get bent out of shape over it; I was just funning you.
This year's fashion style is much more fun than recent seasons.
Origin: From fon, fonne, probably of origin, related to fånig, fåne. Compare also fomme, fume. More at fon.
sport; merriment; frolicsome amusement
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
Joy. FUNCTION Devoid of joy. As ye sew, so shall ye rip. G Money makes the mayor go.--_Proverbs of Politics._ GALLON From the Fr. _galonner_, to make tight. Note, one is sufficient.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'fun' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3096
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'fun' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2040
Rank popularity for the word 'fun' in Nouns Frequency: #1264
Rank popularity for the word 'fun' in Adjectives Frequency: #702
Translations for fun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
enjoyment; a good time
They had a lot of fun at the party; Isn't this fun!
- مُتْعَه، مُزاح، مَرَحArabic
- divertimentoPortuguese (BR)
- der SpaßGerman
- διασκέδαση, κέφιGreek
- lõbu(stus), ajaviideEstonian
- כֵּיף, הֲנָאָהHebrew
- zabava, užitakCroatian
- tréfa, mókaHungarian
- skemmtun, gamanIcelandic
- smagumas, linksmybėLithuanian
- izprieca; jautrībaLatvian
- moro, gøy, fornøyelseNorwegian
- ساتيرى، خوښیPashto
- plăcere, distracţieRomanian
- hec, zabavaSlovenian
- 樂趣Chinese (Trad.)
- жарт; забаваUkrainian
- sự vui đùa; trò vuiVietnamese
- 乐趣Chinese (Simp.)
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