Essential Meaning of fun
1 : someone or something that is amusing or enjoyable : an enjoyable experience or person The game was a lot of fun. [=the game was very enjoyable] She's fun to be with. = It's fun to be with her. = It's fun being with her. [=her company is enjoyable] Picnics are great fun [=are very enjoyable] in good weather.
2 : an enjoyable or amusing time We had fun at the movie. [=we enjoyed ourselves at the movie; we enjoyed the movie] I can't remember when I've had so much fun. See More Examplesa vacation filled with fun = a fun-filled vacation a fun-loving couple [=a couple who love to have fun]
3 : the feeling of being amused or entertained He plays cards just for fun. = He plays cards just for the fun of it. Sickness takes all the fun out of life.
Full Definition of fun
(Entry 1 of 3)
1 : what provides amusement or enjoyment specifically : playful often boisterous action or speech full of fun
2 : a mood for finding or making amusement all in fun
4 : violent or excited activity or argument Insults were exchanged and then the fun began.
sometimes funner; sometimes funnest
Definition of fun (Entry 3 of 3)
1 : providing entertainment, amusement, or enjoyment a fun party a fun person to be with
2 : full of fun : pleasant have a fun time
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