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English definition of “fun”


noun [U] (PLEASURE)    /fʌn/
A1 pleasure , enjoyment , or entertainment : Have fun (= enjoy yourself)! Having fun (= are you enjoying yourself)? I really enjoyed your party - it was such good fun. She's great fun to be with. Mark was ill for most of the holiday so that took all the fun out of it. It's no fun/not much fun (= not enjoyable ) having to work on Saturdays . a fun- loving girl "We're going on a picnic at the weekend ." "What fun (= how enjoyable )!" The relationship was never going to work , but it was fun while it lasted .General words for fun for fun (also for the fun of it) B1 for pleasure : I ran but just for fun.Pleasure and happiness make fun of sb/sth B2 to make a joke about someone or something in a way that is not kind : The other children were always making fun of him because he was fat and wore glasses .Mocking and taunting Grammar:Fun or funny?
(Definition of fun noun (PLEASURE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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