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 Instead, the book is a fun house mirror on an alienated set of urbanites, an endless supply of sharp takes. Maddie Crum, Washington Post, 9 June 2022 The result is a kind of political fun house mirror, in which reality is constantly being distorted and no one learns anything material or real. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, 25 May 2022 Changing that source material to the chagrin of fans—exchanging a Cold War bomb anxiety narrative with a fun house mirror display of race in America—well, that takes some Dr. Manhattan-sized balls. Josh St. Clair, Men's Health, 17 May 2022 Going back to that idea of early childhood feeling like a carnival fun house of alcoholic adventure. Lauren Puckett-pope, ELLE, 10 May 2022 While the look of most of the attractions derived from historical references, the fun house signified Del Toro’s personal addition to this parade of rarities. Carlos Aguilar, Los Angeles Times, 26 Jan. 2022 Yet the masterful production design is impressive, a perfect backdrop for a clutch of teens picked off at a local fun house by a deranged killer. Gem Seddon, Vulture, 29 Oct. 2021 Anyone looking to get their mind blown, and then blown again, will deem Meow Wolf a thrilling fun house. New York Times, 24 Sep. 2021 During the pandemic, the fun house mirror of Zoom twisted the images being reflected back to us, and at the same time, although trapped inside, we were still bombarded with edited images on social media and on television. Amit Katwala, Wired, 30 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of fun house

1920, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jun 2022

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“Fun house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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