English noun: fun
|1.||fun (act) activities that are enjoyable or amusing|
|Samples||I do it for the fun of it.|
He is fun to have around.
|Broader (hypernym)||diversion, recreation|
|2.||fun (communication) verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)|
|Samples||He became a figure of fun.|
He said it in sport.
|Broader (hypernym)||humor, humour, wit, witticism, wittiness|
|Narrower (hyponym)||clowning, comedy, drollery, funniness, jocosity, jocularity, paronomasia, pun, punning, waggery, waggishness, wordplay|
|3.||fun (act) violent and excited activity|
|Samples||She asked for money and then the fun began.|
They began to fight like fun.
|4.||fun (attribute) a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement|
|Samples||Her playfulness surprised me.|
He was fun to be with.
|Broader (hypernym)||frivolity, frivolousness|
|Narrower (hyponym)||archness, facetiousness, friskiness, frolicsomeness, humor, humour, impertinence, impishness, mischievousness, perkiness, pertness, puckishness, sauciness, sense of humor, sense of humour, sportiveness, whimsicality|
|Attribute||playful, serious, sober, unplayful|