French translation of 'amused'
1. (finding something funny) amusé(e)
He was not amused. Il n’a pas apprécié.
to be amused by sth, to be amused at sth être amusé(e) par qch
He was most amused by the story. L’histoire l’a beaucoup amusé.
to be amused to see that ... être amusé(e) de voir que ...
2. (= entertained, occupied)
to keep sb amused distraire qn
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He was less amused when he heard that certain policemen in Peshawar had seized on the chaos as yet another opportunity for extortion.KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)
In total contrast Colin seemed highly amused by my views.FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)
An amused smile plays across his lips; he works a room with supreme self-confidence.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The film's PRs looked oddly amused as they handed out the napkins.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The players neither looked nor sounded amused.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There was always something to keep us amused if we wanted a change from the sun loungers.The Sun (2014)
Very pleasant staff, cracking grub and top entertainment to keep us all amused.The Sun (2009)
Your boredom threshold is low so you find yourself looking for something to keep you amused.The Sun (2016)
Her father at first smiled, a pleased amused smile.The Daisy Chain (1837)
Suddenly feeling a presence behind her, she turned to find Wulfgar watching her with an amused smile.THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
I told him so and he didn't seem very amused.The Sun (2009)
At least it keeps me amused.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He just gives me a faintly amused look and shakes his head.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Her parents were reportedly rather less amused.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It doesn't need much walking and can keep itself amused running around a design studio.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
This left me with a 14-year-old son to keep amused on holiday.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Holidaymakers are no longer satisfied with home comforts when they book a trip away and are looking for outdoor activities to keep them amused.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
One grinned broadly as a mobile phone rang in the hushed court, clearly amused as he looked around for the culprit.The Sun (2009)
Sadly, their companion was less amused.The Sun (2016)
Scotland Yard is less amused.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
She doesn't look amused by my look.The Sun (2016)
The men on the corner smile and shake their heads, and seem amused by the question.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Two young men in suits looked vaguely amused.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It was finally turned off with amused smiles from the staff.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He seemed amused and mildly offended by my question.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: amused ADJECTIVE
If you are amused by something, it makes you want to laugh or smile.
Sara was not amused by Franklin's teasing.
Translation of amused from the Collins English to French Dictionary