HyperDic: amusing

English > 2 senses of the word amusing:
ADJECTIVEallamusing, amusive, divertingproviding enjoyment
allamusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risiblearousing or provoking laughter
amusing > pronunciation
Soundsahmyuw'zihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > amusing: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningProviding enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining.
Example"an amusing speaker"
Synonymsamusive, diverting
BroaderinterestingArousing or holding the attention
Spanishameno, divertido, entretenido
Catalanamè, distret, divertit, entretingut
Adverbsamusinglyin an entertaining and amusing manner
English > amusing: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningArousing or provoking laughter.
Examples
  • "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"
  • "an amusing fellow"
Synonymscomic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risible
Broaderhumorous, humourousFull of or characterized by humor
Spanishalegre, chistoso, cómico, divertido, gracioso, ridículo, risible
Catalancòmic, divertit

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