a figure of fun

British
someone who is laughed at by other people

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • figure of fun — noun A person who is an object of ridicule • • • Main Entry: ↑figure * * * a person who is considered ridiculous …   Useful english dictionary

  • figure of fun — noun someone viewed as an object of derision: *Over the years he s been written off as a political lightweight, a country bumpkin, a figure of fun with a speech impediment and a hat fetish. –aap news, 1999 …   Australian English dictionary

  • figure of fun —  One who unintentionally causes amusement …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • a figure of fun — a person who people laugh at and make jokes about in an unkind way He was a figure of fun around town. • • • Main Entry: ↑fun …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) figure of fun — a figure of fun british phrase someone who is laughed at by other people Thesaurus: people who make others laugh or are fun to be withsynonym Main entry: figure …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) figure of fun — someone who people laugh at because they seem silly or stupid. She s fed up with being treated as a figure of fun and insists that her ideas deserve serious attention …   New idioms dictionary

  • be a figure of fun — be/become a figure of ˈfun idiom to be/become sb that other people laugh at Main entry: ↑figureidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • become a figure of fun — be/become a figure of ˈfun idiom to be/become sb that other people laugh at Main entry: ↑figureidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • fun — 1 /fVn/ adjective 1 (only before noun) a fun activity or experience is enjoyable: It was a fun night out we ll have to do it again sometime. 2 someone who is fun is enjoyable to be with because they are cheerful and amusing : a fun… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fun — [[t]fʌ̱n[/t]] ♦♦ 1) N UNCOUNT You refer to an activity or situation as fun if you think it is pleasant and enjoyable and it causes you to feel happy. This year promises to be terrifically good fun... It was such a success and we had so much fun… …   English dictionary


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