fun

Definitions


[fʌn], (Noun)

Definitions:
- enjoyment, amusement, or light-hearted pleasure
(e.g: the children were having fun in the play area)


Phrases:
- for fun
- fun and games
- in fun
- like fun
- make fun of
- not much fun
- not one's idea of fun
- poke fun at
- what fun!

Origin:
late 17th century (denoting a trick or hoax): from obsolete fun ‘to cheat or hoax’, dialect variant of late Middle English fon ‘make a fool of, be a fool’, related to fon ‘a fool’, of unknown origin. Compare with fond


[fʌn], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- amusing, entertaining, or enjoyable
(e.g: it was a fun evening)


Phrases:
- for fun
- fun and games
- in fun
- like fun
- make fun of
- not much fun
- not one's idea of fun
- poke fun at
- what fun!

Origin:


[fʌn], (Verb)

Definitions:
- joke or tease
(e.g: no need to get sore—I was only funning)


Phrases:
- for fun
- fun and games
- in fun
- like fun
- make fun of
- not much fun
- not one's idea of fun
- poke fun at
- what fun!

Origin:




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