What does amusing mean?

Definitions for amusing
əˈmyu zɪŋamus·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amusing, amusive, diverting(adj)

    providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining

    "an amusing speaker"; "a diverting story"

  2. amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risible(adj)

    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. amusing(Adjective)

    entertaining

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

  2. amusing(Adjective)

    funny, hilarious

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amusing

    of Amuse

  2. Amusing(adj)

    giving amusement; diverting; as, an amusing story

How to pronounce amusing?

  1. Alex
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say amusing in sign language?

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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. Laurence Sterne:

    Nothing is so perfectly amusing as a total change of ideas.

  2. Voltaire:

    The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

  3. Rebecca Biggs:

    I would say that is an attraction, rather than a negative thing, it is quite amusing.

  4. Clifton Paul Fadiman:

    I think we must quote whenever we feel that the allusion is interesting or helpful or amusing.

  5. George Bernard Shaw:

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

Images & Illustrations of amusing

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