What is another word for in fun?

Pronunciation: [ɪn fˈʌn] (IPA)

"In fun" is a common phrase used to indicate a lighthearted or playful tone. When looking for synonyms to convey this tone, there are several options. "In jest" is a comparable phrase meaning something is done in a playful or humorous way. Alternatively, "tongue-in-cheek" is another phrase used to convey a sense of whimsy or sarcasm. "Jocularly" is a word that can be used to describe a situation or comment that is made in a joking manner. Lastly, "amusingly" can be used to describe something that is entertaining or humorous in a playful way. Regardless of which synonym is chosen, each can be effectively used to indicate a playful tone.

What are the hypernyms for In fun?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with In fun

  • Ultimately, it is in fun. It is supposed to be highly entertaining.
    Bill Hicks
  • Love is a wonderful game which begins in fun and ends in marriage.
    Robert Sheckley
  • So, to reward him for his run (As it was baking hot, And he was over twenty stone), The King proceeded, half in fun, To knight him on the spot.
    Lewis Carroll
  • In the land of small dogs we are all card-sharpers, we do everything in fun: in fun we feed all the small dogs with the crumbs of our feeling; in fun we make out we love every little dog we meet, and no one therefore can love properly in the land of small dogs; there is nothing genuine. Not even falsehood is genuine. (p. 257)
    Stig Dagerman

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