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fun

verb

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to make jokes
  • just a couple of old friends funning with each other

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fun

noun

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1 someone or something that provides amusement or enjoyment
  • theme parks with their rides, shows, and games are great fun for the whole family

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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

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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

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Noun

fun, jest, sport, game, play mean action or speech that provides amusement or arouses laughter. fun usually implies laughter or gaiety but may imply merely a lack of serious or ulterior purpose. played cards just for fun jest implies lack of earnestness and may suggest a hoaxing or teasing. hurt by remarks said only in jest sport applies especially to the arousing of laughter against someone. teasing begun in sport led to anger game is close to sport, and often stresses mischievous or malicious fun. made game of their poor relations play stresses the opposition to earnest without implying any malice or mischief. pretended to strangle his brother in play

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“Fun.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fun. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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