What does amusing mean?

Definitions for amusing
əˈmyu zɪŋamus·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amusing, amusive, divertingadjective

    providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining

    "an amusing speaker"; "a diverting story"

  2. amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risibleadjective

    arousing or provoking laughter

    "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"; "a mirthful experience"; "risible courtroom antics"

Wiktionary

  1. amusingadjective

    entertaining

    The film has some amusing moments, but it is unlikely to make you laugh out loud.

  2. amusingadjective

    funny, hilarious

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amusing

    of Amuse

  2. Amusingadjective

    giving amusement; diverting; as, an amusing story

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of amusing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of amusing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of amusing in a Sentence

  1. Stephen Miller:

    Like many things CNN says, this story has the most important virtue of all CNN stories, of being not true, it’s an amusing story, but not a true one.

  2. Anne Frank:

    I have often been downcast, but never in despair I regard our hiding as a dangerous adventure, romantic and interesting at the same time. In my diary I treat all the privations as amusing. I have made up my mind now to lead a different life from other girls and, later on, different from ordinary housewives. My start has been so very full of interest, and that is the sole reason why I have to laugh at the humorous side of the most dangerous moments.

  3. Logan Pearsall Smith, Afterthoughts (1931) "Age and Death":

    I cannot forgive my friends for dying; I do not find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.

  4. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    I can't forgive my friends for dying; I don't find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.

  5. Mark Ronson:

    If I'd known all the stuff that was going on, I don't know if I would have thought it was so amusing, but she said it in such a light way.

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