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Meaning of FUN

Pronunciation:  fun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  activities that are enjoyable or amusing; "I do it for the fun of it"; "he is fun to have around"
  2. [n]  violent and excited activity; "she asked for money and then the fun began"; (colloquial) "they began to fight like fun"
  3. [n]  a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement; "her playfulness surprised me"; "he was fun to be with"
  4. [n]  verbal wit (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously); "he became a figure of fun"

FUN is a 3 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: merriment, play, playfulness, playfulness, sport
 See Also: activity, archness, clowning, comedy, diversion, drollery, facetiousness, friskiness, frivolity, frivolousness, frolicsomeness, funniness, humor, humor, humour, humour, impertinence, impishness, jocosity, jocularity, mischievousness, paronomasia, perkiness, pertness, puckishness, pun, punning, recreation, sauciness, sense of humor, sense of humour, sportiveness, waggery, waggishness, whimsicality, wit, witticism, wittiness, wordplay



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fun\, n. [Perh. of Celtic origin; cf. Ir. & Gael. fonn
Sport; merriment; frolicsome amusement. ``Oddity, frolic, and
fun.'' --Goldsmith.

{To make fan of}, to hold up to, or turn into, ridicule.

Computing Dictionary

A typed lambda-calculus, similar to sol[2]. "On Understanding Types, Data Abstractions and Polymorphism", L. Cardelli et al, ACM Comp Surveys 17(4) (Dec 1985).

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