French translation of 'fun'
1. amusement m ⧫ divertissement m
to have fun s’amuser
Have fun! Amuse-toi bien !
to have fun doing sth s’amuser à faire qch
We had great fun playing in the snow. Nous nous sommes bien amusés à jouer dans la neige.
to get a lot of fun out of sth bien s’amuser en faisant qch
to be good fun (= amusing) [person] être drôle ⧫ être marrant(e)(informal)
to be fun to be with
He was fun to be with. On s’amusait bien avec lui.
to be a lot of fun [activity] être très amusant(e)
It was a lot of fun. C’était très amusant.
to do sth for fun faire qch pour le plaisir
He entered the competition just for fun. Il a participé à la compétition juste pour le plaisir.
to do sth in fun faire qch pour rire
it’s fun! c’est chouette !
it’s not much fun ce n’est pas très drôle ⧫ ce n’est pas très amusant
It’s not much fun spending your weekends alone. Ce n’est pas très drôle de passer ses week-ends seul.
to make fun of sb/sth, to poke fun at sb/sth se moquer de qn/qchsee also figure of fun
They made fun of him. Ils se sont moqués de lui.
[person] drôle ⧫ marrant(e)
She’s a fun person. Elle est marrante.
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Example Sentences Including 'fun'
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Betting is a fun and popular activity for about eight million adults a year.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
I think that fun and enjoyment conveyed itself through the screen.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Keep your daily essentials together in this fun micro bag.The Sun (2017)
Many of their antics make for good fun.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
On a frozen lake this can be jolly good fun.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The first part of the workout is great fun.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We like having fun and making things to eat.The Sun (2015)
We were just having too much fun!The Sun (2011)
Winning meant fun and support for each other was fun too.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Would she still feel like such fun?The Sun (2014)
You can join in the fun by buying your favourites.The Sun (2009)
Fun 'It was a great experience for me to go through all that stuff.The Sun (2014)
He laughs as he says: 'It was great fun.The Sun (2012)
He loves a punt and soon joined in our team and enjoyed the fun.The Sun (2015)
He said it was a matter of fun and enjoyment rather than pressure.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It is the sense of fun that he feels is crucial to success.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It would be a great fun thing to do.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
One reason why England are ranked outsiders is because they have largely failed to join the fun.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
All the fun people have just left.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
For us to go and make fun of that is very disrespectful.The Sun (2016)
I just enjoy the fun of my fling.The Sun (2016)
New love may feel like fun but has serious intentions.The Sun (2016)
She said he was great fun and a really nice guy.The Sun (2012)
So she is unable to play with friends or join in the fun with extended family.The Sun (2016)
Take your time exploring what each of you most enjoys and have fun finding out.The Sun (2011)
The other drawback is that your team are going to be less fun.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
These fools think it is harmless fun.The Sun (2008)
They do unlock pretty cool games and make things more fun.The Sun (2016)
We all know that we watch sport for fun.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
We had great fun writing our book.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You and he can then improve your love life and spend more time together having fun.The Sun (2011)
You meet where a group of people exercise for fun.The Sun (2009)
We need to get out of the house and do something ridiculous and fun.Christianity Today (2000)
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'fun' in Other Languages
British English: fun /fʌn/ ADJECTIVE
If someone is fun, you enjoy their company. If something is fun, you enjoy doing it.
She was wonderful fun to be with.
- American English: fun
- Arabic: مُسَلٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: divertido
- Chinese: 娱乐的
- Croatian: zabavan
- Czech: zábavný
- Danish: sjov
- Dutch: leuk
- European Spanish: divertido
- Finnish: hauska
- French: amusant
- German: lustig
- Greek: διασκεδαστικός
- Italian: divertente
- Japanese: 楽しい
- Korean: 재미있는
- Norwegian: morsom
- Polish: zabawny
- European Portuguese: divertido
- Romanian: distractiv
- Russian: забавный
- Spanish: divertido
- Swedish: rolig
- Thai: น่าสนุก
- Turkish: eğlendirici
- Ukrainian: веселий
- Vietnamese: vui vẻ
British English: fun /fʌn/ NOUN
You refer to an activity or situation as fun if you think it is pleasant and enjoyable.
We had so much fun doing it.
- American English: fun
- Arabic: لَهْو
- Brazilian Portuguese: diversão
- Chinese: 娱乐
- Croatian: zabava
- Czech: zábava
- Danish: morskab
- Dutch: plezier
- European Spanish: diversión
- Finnish: huvi
- French: amusement
- German: Spaß
- Greek: κέφι
- Italian: divertimento
- Japanese: 楽しみ
- Korean: 재미
- Norwegian: moro
- Polish: zabawa
- European Portuguese: diversão
- Romanian: distracție
- Russian: веселье
- Spanish: diversión
- Swedish: nöje
- Thai: ความสนุก
- Turkish: eğlence
- Ukrainian: веселощі
- Vietnamese: sự vui vẻ
Translation of fun from the Collins English to French Dictionary