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Definition of amused adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

amused

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//əˈmyuzd//
 
 
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  •  thinking that someone or something is funny, so that you smile or laugh There was an amused look on the president's face. Janet was not amused (= she was annoyed or angry). amused at/by something We were all amused at his stories. amused to see, find, learn, etc. He was amused to see how seriously she took the game.
  • Idioms
    keep somebody amused
     
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    to give someone interesting things to do, or to entertain them so that they do not become bored Playing with water can keep children amused for hours.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: amused

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