1. finding something funny or entertaining.
    "people looked on with amused curiosity"
amuses (third person present) · amused (past tense) · amused (past participle) · amusing (present participle)
  1. cause (someone) to find something funny.
    "he made faces to amuse her"
  2. provide interesting and enjoyable occupation for (someone); entertain.
    "they amused themselves digging through an old encyclopedia" ·
    "the hotel has planned many activities to amuse its guests"
    entertain · make laugh · delight · divert · gladden · cheer (up) · please ·
    charm · tickle · convulse · beguile · enliven · regale · tickle someone pink · crack someone up · wow · be a hit with · crease someone up · occupy · engage · busy · employ · distract · absorb · engross · preoccupy · hold · hold someone's attention · immerse · interest · involve · entertain · divert · beguile
late 15th century (in the sense ‘delude, deceive’): from Old French amuser ‘entertain, deceive’, from a- (expressing causal effect) + muser ‘stare stupidly’. Current senses date from the mid 17th century.
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How to use amused in a sentence?
a wonderful array of shops that will keep any browser amused for hours.
she regarded his affairs with a casual, slightly amused indulgence.
they amused themselves digging through an old encyclopedia.
sad as I am, another part of me is grimly amused.
people looked on with amused curiosity.
How to say amused in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic (VERB)مسليا, مستمتع
Bangla হাসলেন
Bosnian (Latin) zabavlja
Bulgarian (ADJECTIVE)развеселен
(VERB)учудени, забавно
Cantonese (Traditional) 攪笑
Catalan (ADJECTIVE)divertit
Chinese Simplified 逗乐
Chinese Traditional 逗樂
Croatian (VERB)zabavlja
Czech (ADJECTIVE)pobaveně, bavil
(VERB)pobavilo, baví
Danish (ADJECTIVE)morede, morsomt
(VERB)underholdt, moret
Dutch (VERB)geamuseerd, amuseerde, vermaakte
Estonian (ADJECTIVE)lõbustas
Filipino naaliw ako
Finnish (ADJECTIVE)huvitti
French (VERB)amusé
German (VERB)amüsiert, vergnügte
Greek (VERB)διασκεδάζει, χάρηκαν
Haitian Creole (
Hebrew (ADJECTIVE)משועשע
Hindi (VERB)खुश
Hungarian (ADJECTIVE)szórakozott, mulatott
Icelandic Skemmta
Indonesian (VERB)geli
Italian (VERB)divertito, intrattenere
Japanese (ADJECTIVE)面白がって
(VERB)面白, 楽しませ, 面白がる, 面白さ, 愉快
Klingon amuse
Korean (ADJECTIVE)즐겁지
Latvian (VERB)uzjautrināts
Lithuanian (VERB)linksmins
Malay (Latin) geli hati
Norwegian Bokmål moret
Persian (VERB)خوشحال
Polish (ADJECTIVE)rozbawiony
(VERB)bawiło, śmiechu
Portuguese (VERB)divertido, divirta, entretido
(ADJECTIVE)achando graça, entretida
Querétaro Otomi divertido
Romanian (VERB)amuzat
Russian (VERB)забавляло, развлекал, смешно, удивлен, рассмешил, веселился
Samoan maloa
Serbian (Cyrillic) забављало
Serbian (Latin) zabavljalo
Slovak (ADJECTIVE)pobavilo, bavil
Slovenian (ADJECTIVE)zabaval
Spanish (VERB)divertido, entretenidos, divertirse
Swedish (ADJECTIVE)roade, underhållet
Tamil வேடிக்கையாய்
Telugu తమాషా
Thai ขบขัน
Tongan fakaoli'ia
Turkish (VERB)eğlenerek
Ukrainian (ADJECTIVE)бавило
Urdu امساد
Welsh yn ddoniol
Yucatec Maya jats'utsile'
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