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fun

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fun

  1. to make jokes just a couple of old friends funning with each other Synonyms banter, chaff, fool, joke, gag, jape, jest, jive, jolly, josh, kid, quip, wisecrack, yuk (or yuck) [slang]Related Words gibe (or jibe), haze, jeer, mock, rag, rally, razz, rib, ridicule, tease; caricature, lampoon, parody, satirize; amuse, divert, entertain



fun

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fun

  1. 1 someone or something that provides amusement or enjoyment theme parks with their rides, shows, and games are great fun for the whole family Synonyms delight, distraction, diversion, divertissement, entertainment, pleasure, recreation Related Words escape, pastime, time killer; binge, fling, frolic, gambol, lark, revel, rollick, romp, spree; frolicking, rollicking; carousing, conviviality, festivity, gaiety (also gayety), hilarity, jollification, jollity, merrymaking, reveling (or revelling), revelry, whoopee; picnic; laugh, riot, scream; activity, game Near Antonyms killjoy, party pooper Antonyms bore, bummer, downer, drag

  2. 2 an attitude or manner not to be taken seriously when I said that playing the piano like that could get you arrested, I only said it in fun Synonyms game, jest, play, sport Related Words facetiousness, flightiness, flippancy, frivolity, frivolousness, frothiness, levity, light-mindedness, silliness Near Antonyms earnestness, gravity, seriousness, soberness, sobriety, solemnity Antonyms earnest

  3. 3 activity engaged in to amuse oneself came outside to where we were playing touch football and joined the fun Synonyms dalliance, frolic, frolicking, play, fun and games, recreation, relaxation, rollicking, sportRelated Words gamboling (or gambolling), romping; amusement, diversion, entertainment; hobby, hobbyhorse, pastime; delight, enjoyment, pleasance, pleasure; friskiness, playfulness, sportiveness, wantonness; devilment, devilry (or deviltry), hanky-panky, hob, impishness, jinks, knavery, mischief, mischievousness, rascality, roguishness, waggery; binge, fling, kick, lark, revel, rollick, spree; hilarity, merriment, merrymaking, revelry, whoopee; buffoonery, high jinks (also hijinks), horseplay, tomfooleryNear Antonyms drudgery, labor, work; duty, obligation, responsibility

  4. 4 a state of noisy, confused activity the fun really began when the deer broke out of its pen and started wandering down the street Synonyms ado, alarums and excursions, ballyhoo, blather, bluster, bobbery, bother, bustle, clatter, clutter [chiefly dialect], coil, corroboree [Australian], disturbance, do [chiefly dialect], foofaraw, commotion, furor, furore, fuss, helter-skelter, hoo-ha (also hoo-hah), hoopla, hubble-bubble, hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly, hurly-burly, hurricane, hurry, hurry-scurry (or hurry-skurry), kerfuffle [chiefly British], moil, pandemonium, pother, row, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, shindy, splore [Scottish], squall, stew, stir, storm, to-do, tumult, turmoil, uproar, welter, whirl, williwaw, zooRelated Words cacophony, clamor, din, howl, hue and cry, noise, outcry, racket, roar; disorder, unrest, upheaval; eruption, flare-up, flurry, flutter, outbreak, outburst; brawl, fracas, fray, hassle, melee (also mêlée), scuffle; dither, fever, fret, lather, tizzyNear Antonyms calm, hush, peace, quiet, quietude, rest, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility); order, orderliness


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