1. [ noun ] activities that are enjoyable or amusing
Synonyms: merriment playfulness

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

Related terms: diversion
2. [ adjective ] providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
Synonyms: amusing diverting amusive

"an amusing speaker" "a diverting story" "a fun thing to do"

Related terms: entertaining
3. [ noun ] verbal wit (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)
Synonyms: sport play

"he became a figure of fun"

Related terms: wit drollery pun waggery jocosity
4. [ noun ] violent and excited activity

"she asked for money and then the fun began" (colloquial) "they began to fight like fun"

Related terms: activity colloquialism
5. [ noun ] a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement
Synonyms: playfulness

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

Related terms: frivolity humor facetiousness impertinence friskiness impishness playful unplayful
Similar spelling:   funny