amusement park

noun
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of amusement park

:a commercially operated park having various devices for entertainment (such as a merry-go-round and roller coaster) and usually booths for the sale of food and drink

Recent Examples of amusement park from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'amusement park.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of amusement park

1896


AMUSEMENT PARK Defined for English Language Learners

amusement park

noun

Definition of amusement park for English Language Learners

  • : a place that has many games and rides (such as roller coasters and merry-go-rounds) for entertainment


AMUSEMENT PARK Defined for Kids

amusement park

noun

Definition of amusement park for Students

:a place for entertainment having games and rides

Learn More about amusement park


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up amusement park? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a blind with adjustable horizontal slats

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!