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Synonyms for amusing
əˈmyu zɪŋamus·ing

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  1. amusingadjective


  2. amusingadjective

    The film has some amusing moments, but it is unlikely to make you laugh out loud.


  3. amusingadjective


Princeton's WordNet

  1. amusing, amusive, divertingadjective

    providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining

    "an amusing speaker"; "a diverting story"

    mirthful, diverting, laughable, funny, amusive, comical, risible, comic

    humorless, unhumorous, uninteresting, humourless

  2. amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risibleadjective

    arousing or provoking laughter

    "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"; "a mirthful experience"; "risible courtroom antics"

    shady, comic, ridiculous, laughable, peculiar, jovial, rum, nonsensical, amusive, odd, cockeyed, diverting, jolly, singular, suspicious, ludicrous, funny, jocund, preposterous, merry, mirthful, risible, fishy, gay, derisory, absurd, comical, suspect, rummy, idiotic, curious

    humorless, uninteresting, unhumorous, humourless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. amusingadjective

    entertaining, diverting, laughable, ridiculous, comical, funny, farcical, risible

  2. amusingadjective

    each, every

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. amusingadjective

    pleasing, diverting, laughable, entertaining, farcical, droll, divertive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "amusing":

    fun, funny, entertaining, droll

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How to use amusing in a sentence?

  1. Stephen Miller:

    Like many things CNN says, this story has the most important virtue of all CNN stories, of being not true, it’s an amusing story, but not a true one.

  2. Logan Pearsall Smith, Afterthoughts (1931) "Age and Death":

    I cannot forgive my friends for dying; I do not find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.

  3. Vivienne Rudd:

    There's a certain cachet with French brands, however, and it's amusing to see Chinese brands creating names in Chinese that, when pronounced phonetically, sound very much like French names.

  4. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    I can't forgive my friends for dying; I don't find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.

  5. Laurel Barnett:

    Of course, not having any coffee and then coming in and seeing everyone in tutus is quite amusing, it's not what you expected to see. It does give children a sense of relief that these people are not only here to help them, but there to have fun as well. It kind of takes their mind off of things.

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