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fun

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

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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
  • Don't get mad: I was only saying it in fun.
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3 activity engaged in to amuse oneself
  • Dad came outside to where we were playing touch football and joined the 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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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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