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for fun

In jest; humorously; not seriously. He teased her mercilessly, but though she found it hurtful, in his mind, it was all just for fun.
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for fun

1. Also, in fun. As a joke, not seriously. For example, For fun the children told the teacher it was a holiday, or Their teasing was just in fun. [Mid-1800s]
2. for the fun of it; for kicks. For pleasure or excitement. For example, He played basketball for the fun of it, or They drove around for hours, just for kicks. Also see for the hell of it.
See also: fun

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for the ˈfun of it

for the pleasure or enjoyment of something, not because it’s important or serious: I entered the competition just for fun — I never thought I’d win.‘Why did you say it if you didn’t mean it?’ ‘For the fun of it. I just wanted to see his reaction.’
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