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English definition of “amused”

amused

adjective
 
 
/əˈmjuːzd/
B2 showing that you think something is funny: an amused smile She was very amused by/at your comments.Humour and humorous
keep sb amused B2 to keep someone interested and help them to have an enjoyable time: How do you keep an eight-year-old boy amused?Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quicklyExciting and interesting
(Definition of amused from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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