Examples of amusement in a Sentence
I'm reading this novel for amusement.
Several games were provided for the education and amusement of the children.
Recent Examples of amusement from the Web
At first glance the Royal Birkdale clubhouse looks like something that would better belong in a tawdry seaside amusement park like Blackpool just north of here.
Drop off new, unwrapped toys and receive a ride pass for the amusement park.
At one point, Dallas sported a dancehall, a little amusement park and a swimming beach on a creek lagoon.
The now contentious couple was once happy, after meeting at his half sister Kendall’s Sweet 16 party at an amusement park in 2014, People reports.
KRAKEN, a 17-year-old rollercoaster at SeaWorld Orlando, an amusement park in Florida, reopened in June after several months of refurbishment.
Christina and Steve Orebaugh were celebrating Independence Day with a trip to an amusement park — but a horrifying accident ended up sending Christina to the hospital.
NEW YORK -- A fire broke out Sunday afternoon on the roof of the historic carousel house at New York's Playland amusement park, CBS New York reports.
For a brief, shining moment in the early 1960s, Huntsville was going to have an amusement park that rivaled Disney World.
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First Known Use of amusement
AMUSEMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of amusement for English Language Learners
: the feeling of being amused or entertained
: something (such as an activity) that amuses or entertains someone
AMUSEMENT Defined for Kids
Definition of amusement for Students
1 : something that amuses or entertains games and other amusements
2 : the feeling of being amused or entertained I read the book for amusement.
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