fun house


Definition of fun house

: a building in an amusement park that contains various devices designed to startle or amuse

Examples of fun house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web New Orleans’ first experiential museum, a sort of art and culture fun house that opened in summer, is decorated for the season and there are some holiday extras. Will Coviello,, "Upcoming New Orleans holiday shows and attractions," 14 Dec. 2020 New Orleans’ first experiential museum, a sort of art and culture fun house that opened in summer, is decorated for the holidays, with Santa in the house Wednesday through Friday. Will Coviello,, "Holiday lights, concerts, Krampus and a living nativity are among the holiday events in New Orleans," 4 Dec. 2020 Bringing joy to global audiences while existing within a seemingly never-ending fun house of parties and festivals, Bergling's life seemed like a dream. Katie Bain, Billboard, "On This Day in Billboard Dance History: Avicii Wakes Up a New Style of Dance Music," 12 Nov. 2020 In the image, Thomas Wesley smiles for the camera, with his body (and his, uh, bulge) looking like it was run through a fun house mirror filter. Katie Bain, Billboard, "Diplo Entices You to Vote With a Saucy Selfie," 23 Oct. 2020 In addition to the holiday happenings, EnterTRAINment Junction will continue to offer access to their indoor model train display, the world's largest marble collection, the American railroading museum, the wacky A-Maze-N fun house and more. Duard Headley, The Enquirer, "Get your child's 'mid-term naughty/nice evaluation' at Christmas in July event," 27 June 2020 This inflatable fun house is designed to keep kids aged 3 to 8 entertained for hours. Kathy Passero, al, "Ready for Memorial Day? From pools to picnics, 10 great items to help you celebrate the unofficial start of summer," 15 May 2020 The most fun house probably would be the Harden House, which includes James Harden, the Astros’ Lance McCullers and former Phi Slama Jama member Rob Williams, along with Oilers strongman Bruce Matthews to keep everybody in line. Matt Young, Houston Chronicle, "Which Houston sports quarantine house would you choose?," 13 Apr. 2020 For more than a century and a half, Emmanuel’s brick profile has been a landmark in a sleepy town whose claims to fame are two major league baseball players and the inventor of the fun house mirror. National Geographic, "THE BEST OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX," 9 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of fun house

1920, in the meaning defined above

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28 Dec 2020

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“Fun house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of fun house

US : a building in an amusement park with many features that amuse and surprise people as they walk or ride through it

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