Amusing - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈmjuːzɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word amusing
Brit.  |əˈmjuːzɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word amusing
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to amuse
- providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining (syn: diverting)
an amusing speaker
- arousing or provoking laughter (syn: comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risible)
an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
an amusing fellow

Examples

He's one of the most amusing people I know.

It was amusing to hear her tell the story.

I don't find his jokes at all amusing.

The book is full of amusing stories about his childhood.

an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls

...audiences might chortle gently during the movie's amusing bits, but there are few knee-slappers...

...the puppy's plaintive expression after we put the toy away was rather amusing...

His latest film is a wildly amusing romp.

...their roughneck antics were amusing only if you were as drunk as they were...

The book includes some amusing sidelights about his childhood.

...a loudmouthed wiseacre who thinks he is more amusing than he really is...

It must be highly amusing.

One amusing remark was enough to set the crowd off.

Dad would occasionally break in with an amusing comment.

To Joe the greatest compliment was to be considered amusing.

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