v.娱乐,消遣, 使 ... 发笑
The actors were really hamming it up to amuse the audience.
The boys amuse themselves by drawing caricatures of their teacher.
1. 使欢乐, 逗……高兴; 使发笑; [H][(+at/by/with)]
A clown's job is to amuse the spectators.
2. 给……提供娱乐, 消遣
It was too rainy to play outside, so she amused herself with a book.
雨大, 不适合在外面玩, 所以她看书消遣。
He amused himself by playing the flute.