Funs vs. Fans

Funs vs. Fans — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Funs and Fans

Funsnoun

Enjoyment; amusement

We had fun at the beach.

Fansnoun

A machine using an electric motor to rotate thin, rigid vanes in order to move air, as for cooling.

Funsnoun

A source of enjoyment, amusement, or pleasure

Was the party fun?.

Fansnoun

A collapsible, usually wedge-shaped device made of a light material such as silk, paper, or plastic.

Funsverb

To speak or act facetiously; joke or fool.

Fansnoun

An implement or machine for winnowing.

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Funsverb

To tease or speak playfully to.

Fansnoun

Something resembling an open fan in shape

a peacock's fan.

Funsadjective

Enjoyable; amusing

"You're a real fun guy" (Margaret Truman).

Fansnoun

An ardent devotee; an enthusiast.

Fansverb

To move or cause a current of (air) with or as if with a fan.

Fansverb

To direct a current of air or a breeze upon, especially in order to cool

fan one's face.
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Fansverb

To stir (something) up by or as if by fanning

fanned the flames in the fireplace.a troublemaker who fanned resentment among the staff.

Fansverb

To open (something) out into the shape of a fan

The bird fanned its colorful tail.

Fansverb

To fire (an automatic gun) in a continuous sweep by keeping one's finger on the trigger.

Fansverb

To fire (a revolver) rapidly by chopping the hammer with the palm.

Fansverb

To winnow.

Fansverb

(Baseball) To strike out (a batter).

Fansverb

To spread out like a fan

The troops fanned out from the beachhead.

Fansverb

(Baseball) To strike out.

Fansnoun

plural of fan