Definitions for funfʌn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

funfʌn(n.; v.)funned, fun•ning

  1. (n.)something that provides mirth or amusement:

    A picnic would be fun.

  2. enjoyment or playfulness:

    She's full of fun.

  3. (v.t.)Informal. to joke; kid.

    Category: Informal

  4. (adj.)Informal. providing pleasure or amusement; enjoyable:

    a fun thing to do; really a fun person.

    Category: Informal

Idioms for fun:

  1. for or in fun,as a joke; not seriously; playfully.

    Category: Idiom

  2. like fun,Informal. certainly not; by no means:

    Pay you double? Like fun!

    Category: Idiom, Informal

  3. make fun of,to make the object of ridicule; deride.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of fun:

1675–85; dial. var. of obs. fon

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fun, merriment, playfulness(noun)

    activities that are enjoyable or amusing

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

  2. 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"

  3. fun(noun)

    violent and excited activity

    "she asked for money and then the fun began"; "they began to fight like fun"

  4. playfulness, fun(noun)

    a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement

    "her playfulness surprised me"; "he was fun to be with"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. fun(noun)ʌn

    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?

  2. funʌn

    because you enjoy sth not because you need to do it

    I decided to try flying, just for fun.

  3. funʌn

    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!

Wiktionary

  1. fun(Noun)

    amusement, enjoyment or pleasure.

  2. fun(Noun)

    playful, often noisy, activity.

  3. fun(Verb)

    To tease, kid, poke fun at.

    Hey, don't get bent out of shape over it; I was just funning you.

  4. fun(Adjective)

    enjoyable, amusing.

  5. fun(Adjective)

    whimsical, flamboyant

    This year's fashion style is much more fun than recent seasons.

  6. Origin: From fon, fonne, probably of origin, related to fånig, fåne. Compare also fomme, fume. More at fon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fun(noun)

    sport; merriment; frolicsome amusement

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. FUN

    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

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fun' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3096

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fun' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2040

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fun' in Nouns Frequency: #1264

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fun' in Adjectives Frequency: #702


Translations for fun

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

fun(noun)

enjoyment; a good time

They had a lot of fun at the party; Isn't this fun!

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