Russian English Dictionary

русский язык - English

забавный in English:

1. amusing amusing

He is amusing himself by playing video games.
amusing situation
The play was very amusing; you ought to have gone there.
In the same way, a Russian might fail to see anything amusing in a joke which would make an Englishman laugh to tears.
Any book will do as long as it is amusing.
Just one look at the amusing dispenser, colorful animal tiles, two-sided bingo cards, and transparent monkey chips and you know you're in for some serious fun.
he seemed to find it amusing to beat her just to provoke his minders in Zalachenko group
Charlie is the most amusing guy I know. He can make anyone laugh
But their father had not seen anything amusing in it at all.
I enjoy spending time with Tom because he's a very amusing person
But it's different and rather amusing se we will use it on the front page.
It's a very amusing film. It makes me laugh.
He wanted a dignified but amusing symbol for the new book.
Yes, I work as an interpreter. What is so amusing about that?
Meticulous readers are often rewarded if they can spot the amusing details

English word "забавный"(amusing) occurs in sets:

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2. humorous

What's your favorite humorous quote?
His behavior at the party was so humorous that I could not help laughing.
He began his lecture with a humorous anecdote.
He complained in a humorous way about the service.
I have to admit that it's a humorous situation.
He knows lots of humorous anecdotes and tells them on every occasion.
humorous way
humorous way/a humorous and entertaining talk
The writer is very humorous.
He is of a humorous turn of mind.
From humorous to creepy stories, like the last volume, you can enjoy various types of stories.