fun

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Inflections of 'fun' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
funs
v 3rd person singular
funning
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
funned
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
funned
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference Collins English Usage © 2020
fun - funny
‘fun’
If something is fun, it is pleasant, enjoyable, and not serious.
It's fun working for him.
If you have fun, you enjoy yourself.
We had great fun at the party.
She wanted a bit more fun out of life.
Be careful
Fun is an uncountable noun. Don't say that someone ‘has funs’ or ‘has a great fun’.
If you want to say that something is very enjoyable, you can say that it is great fun or a lot of fun.
The game was great fun.
In conversation and informal writing, you can use fun as an adjective. Don't use fun in this way in formal writing.
It was a fun evening.
She's a really fun person to be around.
‘funny’
If something is funny, it is amusing and makes you smile or laugh.
She told funny stories.
Wayne could be very funny when he wanted to.
You can also say that something is funny when it is strange, surprising, or puzzling.
The funny thing is, we went to Arthur's house just yesterday.
Have you noticed anything funny about this plane?
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