Definition of fun-loving in US English:



  • (of a person) light-hearted and lively.

    ‘he was known as a fun-loving, easy-going family man’
    • ‘The company's fun-loving facade has been torn open.’
    • ‘Many bikers are fun-loving jokers.’
    • ‘As a fun-loving lad, I didn't pay much attention to the fact that my outgoings exceeded my income by some considerable margin.’
    • ‘A group of fun-loving Land Rover owners are gathered for an off-roading experience.’
    • ‘Their child is trusting and adores his fun-loving father.’
    • ‘She lives an idle hedonistic life, surrounded by fun-loving friends, velvet cushions and a pet pig.’
    • ‘There have been worse films this year, but none has been marketed as this fun-loving and upbeat.’
    • ‘During the film, he evolves into a generous, supportive, fun-loving father figure.’
    • ‘Isabella was fun-loving, cheerful, wilful, ill-educated and plump.’
    • ‘The Irish are known for their fun-loving culture.’
    • ‘Suzi Spender is a fun-loving girl about town.’
    • ‘Like the brothers, Jordan's Furniture is unconventional, fun-loving, and ever changing.’
    • ‘The Lao are a fun-loving people.’
    • ‘He is a fun-loving man who still has a great lust for life.’
    • ‘She and Bailey love Mother very deeply: she is beautiful, fun-loving, and she loves them.’
    • ‘They're just a bunch of fun-loving guys who are there to play some of their favorite songs; that is, they're up there to be a cover band.’
    • ‘He's a fun-loving goofy man - a good guy, but he does not live in the real world at all.’
    • ‘He's still a fun-loving, gregarious guy and that spirit infused his concert performance.’
    • ‘I remember him as a fun-loving young man, ambitious and eager to grin back at the world.’
    • ‘Here father and son emerge as a delightful partnership, their relationship one of mutual consideration, affection and much good humor, both parties at once serious and fun-loving.’
    cheerful, happy, cheery, good-humoured, jovial, merry, sunny, bright, joyful, light-hearted, in high spirits, in good spirits, sparkling, bubbly, exuberant, effervescent, ebullient, breezy, airy, lively, vivacious, full of life, sprightly, jaunty
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