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"


  1. amusingadjective


    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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  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. Charles Krauthammer:

    The idea that we’re going to have a frank discussion is almost amusing. The vice president said responsible countries adhere to international law… The Chinese are laughing at him.

  2. Vivienne Rudd:

    There's a certain cachet with French brands, however, and it's amusing to see Chinese brands creating names in Chinese that, when pronounced phonetically, sound very much like French names.

  3. Arnold Bennett:

    Much ingenuity with a little money is vastly more profitable and amusing than much money without ingenuity.

  4. Voltaire:

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

  5. Edna Ferber:

    Only amateurs say that they write for their own amusement. Writing is not an amusing occupation. It is a combination of ditch-digging, mountain-climbing, treadmill and childbirth... But amusing Never.

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