in fun


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in fun

For jest; in order to amuse, rather than upset. Oh, come on, I only made the comment in fun. You need to lighten up! It may have been said in fun, but that doesn't make it less offensive.
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in ˈfun

in order to amuse somebody, not to upset them: I didn’t mean to upset you. It was only said in fun.
See also: fun