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n., v. funned, fun•ning, n.
If something is fun, it is pleasant, enjoyable, and not serious.
If you have fun, you enjoy yourself.
Fun is an uncountable noun. Don't say that someone 'has funs' or 'has a great fun'.
If you want to say that something is very enjoyable, you can say that it is great fun or a lot of fun.
In conversation and informal writing, you can use fun as an adjective. Don't use fun in this way in formal writing.
If something is funny, it is amusing and makes you smile or laugh.
You can also say that something is funny when it is strange, surprising, or puzzling.
Past participle: funned
|Noun||1.||fun - activities that are enjoyable or amusing; "I do it for the fun of it"; "he is fun to have around"|
|2.||fun - verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously); "he became a figure of fun"; "he said it in sport"|
humor, wit, witticism, wittiness, humour - a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
|3.||fun - violent and excited activity; "she asked for money and then the fun began"; "they began to fight like fun"|
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
|4.||fun - a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement; "her playfulness surprised me"; "he was fun to be with"|
facetiousness - playful humor
enjoyment depression, distress, despair, grief, misery, gloom, sadness, sorrow, woe, melancholy, unhappiness, desolation
"That [sex] was the most fun I've ever had without laughing" [Woody Allen Annie Hall]
to have fun → s'amuser
Have fun! → Amuse-toi bien!
to have fun doing sth → s'amuser à faire qch
We had great fun playing in the snow → Nous nous sommes bien amusés à jouer dans la neige.
to get a lot of fun out of sth → bien s'amuser en faisant qch
to be good fun (= amusing) [person] → être drôle, être marrant(e)
to be fun to be with
He was fun to be with → On s'amusait bien avec lui.
to be a lot of fun [activity] → être très amusant(e)
It was a lot of fun → C'était très amusant.
to do sth for fun → faire qch pour le plaisir
He entered the competition just for fun → Il a participé à la compétition juste pour le plaisir.
to do sth in fun → faire qch pour rire
it's fun! → c'est chouette!
it's not much fun → ce n'est pas très drôle, ce n'est pas très amusant
It's not much fun spending your weekends alone → Ce n'est pas très drôle de passer ses week-ends seul.
fun[fʌn] n (enjoyment) → divertimento, spasso
for or in fun → per scherzo, per ridere
it's great fun → è molto divertente
it's not much fun → non è molto divertente
don't spoil our fun → non fare il guastafeste
there'll be fun and games with that (fig) (iro) → ci sarà da divertirsi
to do sth for the fun of it → fare qc tanto per ridere
to have fun → divertirsi
to make fun of or poke fun at sb → canzonare or prendere in giro qn