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amusing

adjective uk   /əˈmjuː.zɪŋ/ us  
B1 entertaining: an amusing story/person/situation
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amusingly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
On the subject of childbirth she is amusingly frank.
Translations of “amusing”
in Korean 재미 있는…
in Arabic مُسَلّ, مُضْحِك…
in Portuguese divertido…
in Catalan divertit…
in Japanese おもしろい, おかしい…
in Italian divertente, buffo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 好笑的,有趣的, 引人發笑的…
in Russian забавный…
in Turkish eğlendiren, keyf veren, güldüren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 好笑的,有趣的, 引人发笑的…
in Polish zabawny…
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