Definition of amusing in English:

amusing

adjective

  • Causing laughter or providing entertainment.

    ‘such a likable, amusing man!’
    • ‘Mary hid her laughter; she knew of the amusing masquerade that the two were carrying on.’
    • ‘There was an incredibly amusing interview with the cast a while back with some more about the deleted scenes.’
    • ‘But it does have the amusing benefit of pulling out randomly entertaining figures and presenting them as charts.’
    • ‘Declarations of love and lustful interest can often be both amusing and embarrassing simultaneously.’
    • ‘It seems that guys brag about it all the time, which I find to be quite amusing.’
    • ‘It wasn't much of a movie, but had a slightly novel concept and some amusing things to look at.’
    • ‘Sorry about the lack of light hearted and amusing posts recently.’
    • ‘So the amusing photo that doesn't look anything like me is up instead.’
    • ‘It is in appalling taste and naturally I therefore found it very amusing.’
    • ‘Invariably, the play is enacted at home, perhaps in front of parents and siblings who might find it all very amusing.’
    • ‘Jared finds this amusing, so I hang up on him as the laughter peals through the phone line.’
    • ‘The barefoot bass player was most entertaining as he hammed it up with his amusing stage antics.’
    • ‘Are you here because you want to be wowed by my amazing writing skills and entertained by my amusing descriptions of the quirks of the world?’
    • ‘If you're really interested in this as more than just an amusing news item, check the post out.’
    • ‘Along the way he meets a variety of outlandish and amusing animal characters, each of which has its own distinctive style of dance and music.’
    • ‘It's a stream of consciousness one man play about a man with a bucket on his head and is amusing and interesting rather than riotously funny.’
    • ‘The film is essentially about two women's desire to conceive and the amusing situations that result from this.’
    • ‘The concluding item was an amusing sketch which took everyone by surprise as the finish was wholly unexpected.’
    • ‘I made this little quiz and I thought you might find it amusing.’
    • ‘The speeches can sometimes be awful but his was very amusing.’
    entertaining, funny, comical, humorous, light-hearted, jocular, witty, mirthful, hilarious, chucklesome, ludicrous, laughable, rollicking, facetious, droll, whimsical, novel, interesting, diverting, engaging, beguiling
    wacky, side-splitting, rib-tickling
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Pronunciation:

amusing

/əˈmyo͞oziNG/