amusingly amusingly  /ə ˈmju zɪŋ li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an entertaining and amusing manner

Usage(s):

  1. He is amusingly awkward wrestling with the threat that Vicki's inquisitive love represents.
  2. The material is, as always in Moore movies, efficiently and amusingly marshaled to serve the larger theme: that the establishment thrives by cheating ordinary Americans.
  3. Comedy is lying done amusingly, and Kovacs knew that TV--which purported to show all but hid everything beyond the outline of the box--was a divine medium for lies.

News

  • If Apple designer Jony Ive ruled the world

    A new Tumblr amusingly shows us what it would be like if other products and logos had Apple design chief's newfound adoration for colorful gradients and minimalism. Originally posted at Crave
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. "Canadians have a sense of strategic drift there. We don't know where we're going, we don't know what the plan is, and the president said, rather amusingly, a lot of people in the White House feel exactly the same way," Ignatieff said.
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Michael Ignatieff Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. "Someone once said about WC Fields that he had the rare ability to despise amusingly. I can imagine no greater compliment than to say that Ricky Gervais seems, at his best, like a young Fields," Burr wrote.
    on Dec 30, 2008 By: Ty Burr Source: CNN International

  3. In her review in The Times, Manohla Dargis called this thriller an "amusingly crude, honestly satisfying artifact."
    on Aug 24, 2007 By: Manohla Dargis Source: New York Times

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