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Synonyms for fun
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Wiktionary

  1. funnoun

    enjoyable, amusing.

    Hey, don't get bent out of shape over it; I was just funning you.

    Synonyms:
    diversion, laugh, amusement, enjoyment, pleasure

  2. funadjective

    whimsical, flamboyant

    This year's fashion style is much more fun than recent seasons.

    Synonyms:
    rough and tumble, horseplay, boisterousness

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fun

    Entertainment and recreation imply thought and mental occupation, tho in an agreeable, refreshing way; they are therefore words of a high order. Entertainment, apart from its special senses of a public performance or a social party, and predominantly even there, is used of somewhat mirthful mental delight; recreation may, and usually does, combine the mental with the physical. Amusement and pastime are nearly equivalent, the latter probably the lighter word; many slight things may be pastimes which we should hardly dignify by the name of amusements. Sports are almost wholly on the physical plane, tho involving a certain grade of mental action; fox-hunting, horse-racing, and baseball are sports. Certain sports may afford entertainment or recreation to certain persons, according to their individual tastes; but entertainment and recreation are capable of a meaning so high as never to be approached by any meaning of sport. Cheer may be very quiet, as the cheer of a bright fire to an aged traveler; merriment is with liveliness and laughter; fun and frolic are apt to be boisterous. Amusement is a form of enjoyment, but enjoyment may be too keen to be called amusement. Compare synonyms for ENTERTAIN.

    Synonyms:
    amusement, cheer, delight, diversion, enjoyment, entertainment, frolic, merriment, pastime, pleasure, recreation, sport

    Antonyms:
    ennui, fatigue, labor, lassitude, toil, weariness, work

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fun, merriment, playfulnessnoun

    activities that are enjoyable or amusing

    "I do it for the fun of it"; "he is fun to have around"

    Synonyms:
    gaiety, play, merriment, playfulness, sport

  2. fun, play, sportnoun

    verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)

    "he became a figure of fun"; "he said it in sport"

    Synonyms:
    manoeuvre, looseness, sportsman, variation, summercater, period of play, shimmer, play, sportswoman, bid, mutant, maneuver, caper, romp, athletics, gaming, merriment, sport, frolic, mutation, playing period, free rein, child's play, gambling, swordplay, gambol, dramatic play, playfulness, turn, drama

  3. funnoun

    violent and excited activity

    "she asked for money and then the fun began"; "they began to fight like fun"

    Synonyms:
    play, merriment, playfulness, sport

  4. playfulness, funnoun

    a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement

    "her playfulness surprised me"; "he was fun to be with"

    Synonyms:
    gaiety, play, merriment, playfulness, sport

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Editors Contribution

  1. joyi

    it means someone is very happy and joyous

    i was so joyi when i went to the concert!

    Submitted by Isabella.hwang on November 3, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. funnoun

    Synonyms:
    pleasantry, drollery, sport, merriment, frolic, gayety

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. funnoun

    Synonyms:
    merriment, mirth, gayety, frolic, jest, pleasantry, drollery, waggery, waggishness, facetiousness, divertisement amusement, relaxation, jocularity

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How to use fun in a sentence?

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    You may make fun of those who are under 6 and over 70 if you will, because they will get neither angry nor sad. Moreover, they will not even hurt you by their words.

  2. Jim Carter:

    The( concept) is that Lord Grantham has asked Lord Grantham to reminisce about Lord Grantham time at Downton Abbey, so Lord Grantham goes back and we talk about the loves, the lives, the disasters, the tragedies, the fun of the whole six series, which is linked together by the music.

  3. Hannah Arrington:

    We as parents want to get that out there to other parents and even kids who are thinking it will be a fun challenge, nothing will happen, hannah Arrington can die from it, Hannah Arrington can have lifelong issues from it because look where we are.

  4. Matt Cullen:

    It's a pretty up-tempo, high-octane kind of hockey, and he brings that attitude every day, it's fun to see. That hasn't changed. He obviously loves the game and brings a lot of passion to the rink, and I think that rubs off on the player and the style of play that his teams play.

  5. Wade Fleming:

    Regardless, we hope people have fun at Coquina Beach but are careful if they have a cut, we don't ever want anyone else to have this kind of phone call with this kind of news about their family member.

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