Examples of amusing in a Sentence
He's one of the most amusing people I know.
It was amusing to hear her tell the story.
Recent Examples of amusing from the Web
The fact that a German dog looks like a sausage is just an amusing coincidence.
One of the more amusing anecdotes Ford discussed with GQ's Chris Heath is that, during filming, Harrison Ford accidentally punched Ryan Gosling in the face.
Marvel has handed the keys to the kingdom to New Zealand director Taika Waititi, who with his trio of writers unearths plenty of amusing character riffs, capitalizing especially on Thor and Loki's squabbling fraternal ties.
This imaginative work proves both touching and amusing.
Pearson and Waititi make no attempt to shield the audience from the vapid storyline, and focus on making their film as amusing as possible.
McCartney ended his tribute with an amusing tidbit about Domino’s family life.
Which is how his film is at turns charming but unsettling, amusing but poignant, care-free but thought-provoking.
There’s also breathtaking action, of course, broken up by amusing dialogue as the guys rib one another or dissect their romantic conquests.
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Synonymsfun, delightful, diverting, enjoyable, entertaining, pleasurable
Antonymsboring, drab, dreary, dull, flat, heavy, humdrum, jading, leaden, monotonous, pedestrian, pleasureless, ponderous, stodgy, stuffy, tedious, tiresome, tiring, uninteresting, wearisome, weary, wearying
Related Wordsagreeable, beguiling, nice, pleasant, satisfying, welcome; recreational; antic, comic, comical, droll, farcical, funny, hilarious, humorous, laughable, ludicrous, ridiculous, riotous, risible, sidesplitting, uproarious; blithesome, gay, gleeful, happy, jocose, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthful, sunny; exciting, stimulating, thrilling
Near Antonymsdisagreeable, displeasing, distasteful, uncongenial, unlovely, unpleasant, unpleasing, unwelcome
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