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amusing meaning

EN[əˈmjuːzɪŋ]
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    Definition of amusing in English Dictionary

  • VerbSUF-ing
    1. present participle of amuse.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore amusingSUPmost amusing
      1. Entertaining.
        1. ‘It's rather like a beautiful Inverness cloak one has inherited. Much too good to hide away, so one wears it instead of an overcoat and pretends it's an amusing new fashion.’
      2. Funny, hilarious.
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • ‘It's rather like a beautiful Inverness cloak one has inherited. Much too good to hide away, so one wears it instead of an overcoat and pretends it's an amusing new fashion.’
          • This would be amusing were it not for the fact that, y'know, she was with me yesterday, so your attempt at humor fails on all levels. Like most sperglord humor does save to other sperglords.
          • Better, said he, were “marches with college tunes in the trio [final section] against the original themes” creating an amusing “off-key and off-time” agglomeration of sound (Ives, 1976, p.41).
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Present participles
          Related Links:
          1. en amusingly
          2. en amusingness
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          Meaning of amusing for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "amusing" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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