- amusement arcade,
- amusement park,
- amusement tax,
Origin of amusing
Examples from the Web for amusingly
The choice of the van, traditionally considered a vehicle for trapping women, amusingly turns the convention on its head.Scarlett Johansson is an Alien Seductress in ‘Under the Skin’|Jimmy So|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From the outside, the behavior looks the same, and can lead to some amusingly wrong conclusions.Contraception Looks Like a Loser at the Supreme Court|Jay Michaelson|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Though, amusingly, not necessarily at the juncture that she would most prefer.
She also nicely and amusingly recreates the complex party politics of the day.
At one point during the competition, he amusingly noted: “No man should have so much power over one island.”Survivor Winner Boston Rob on His $1 Million Prize|Maria Elena Fernandez|May 16, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The military recollections of Rochester and Chatham are amusingly confused, or rather, in defiance of all known regulations.Pickwickian Studies|Percy Fitzgerald
He had evidently assumed the direction of matters and his big assistant was amusingly obedient.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
A big smile went over the face of the stranger, wrinkling and puckering it amusingly.The Spoilers of the Valley|Robert Watson
Some passages of his letter to his friend are amusingly conceited and characteristic.
The first night of one of these seasons is most amusingly described by the biographer of Rossini.
c.1600, "cheating;" present participle adjective from amuse (v.). Sense of "interesting" is from 1712; that of "pleasantly entertaining, tickling to the fancy" is from 1826. Noted late 1920s as a vogue word. Amusive has been tried in all senses since 18c. and might be useful, but it never caught on. Related: Amusingly.