funfair

[[t]fʌ̱nfeə(r)[/t]]
funfairs
N-COUNT
A funfair is an event held in a park or field at which people pay to ride on various machines for amusement or try to win prizes in games. The people who organize and operate it usually take it from one place to another. [BRIT]

We all love to frighten ourselves by going on hair-raising rides at funfairs.

Syn:
(in AM, use carnival)

English dictionary. 2008.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • funfair — [fun′fer΄] n. Brit. an amusement park or carnival with rides, games, sideshows, etc. * * * fun fair n. Chiefly British An amusement park. * * * …   Universalium

  • funfair — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ a fair consisting of rides, sideshows, and other amusements …   English terms dictionary

  • funfair — [fun′fer΄] n. Brit. an amusement park or carnival with rides, games, sideshows, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Funfair — A funfair or simply fair (e.g., county fair , state fair ) is a small to medium sized traveling fair primarily composed of stalls and other amusements. Larger fairs such as the permanent fairs of cities and seaside resorts might be called a… …   Wikipedia

  • funfair — UK [ˈfʌnˌfeə(r)] / US [ˈfʌnˌfer] noun [countable] Word forms funfair : singular funfair plural funfairs British an event held outside at which people go on rides (= large machines that you ride on for pleasure), and play games to win prizes. A… …   English dictionary

  • funfair — noun Funfair is used before these nouns: ↑ride …   Collocations dictionary

  • funfair — /ˈfʌnfɛə/ (say funfair) noun an outdoor entertainment with sideshows, mechanical amusements, etc.; a fair. Also, fun fair …   Australian English dictionary

  • funfair — noun Date: 1925 chiefly British amusement park …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • funfair — noun a fair …   Wiktionary

  • funfair — fun|fair [ˈfʌnfeə US fer] n BrE a noisy outdoor event where you can ride on machines, play games to win prizes etc = ↑fair …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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