Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pleasing; amusing; entertaining: as, a diverting scene or sport.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Amusing; entertaining.

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  • verb Present participle of divert.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining

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Examples

  • The ASBL suspects the SBA has spent American tax dollars to hire consultants to help them obscure the SBA's role in diverting billions of dollars a month in federal small business contracts to Fortune 500 firms and other large businesses around the world.

    Lloyd Chapman: Federal Judge Denies SBA Move To Drop Case on PR Contract

  • The ASBL suspects the SBA has spent American tax dollars to hire consultants to help them obscure the SBA's role in diverting billions of dollars a month in federal small business contracts to Fortune 500 firms and other large businesses around the world.

    Lloyd Chapman: Federal Judge Denies SBA Move To Drop Case on PR Contract

  • The ASBL suspects the SBA has spent American tax dollars to hire consultants to help them obscure the SBA's role in diverting billions of dollars a month in federal small business contracts to Fortune 500 firms and other large businesses around the world.

    Lloyd Chapman: Federal Judge Denies SBA Move To Drop Case on PR Contract

  • The ASBL suspects the SBA has spent American tax dollars to hire consultants to help them obscure the SBA's role in diverting billions of dollars a month in federal small business contracts to Fortune 500 firms and other large businesses around the world.

    Lloyd Chapman: Federal Judge Denies SBA Move To Drop Case on PR Contract

  • The ASBL suspects the SBA has spent American tax dollars to hire consultants to help them obscure the SBA's role in diverting billions of dollars a month in federal small business contracts to Fortune 500 firms and other large businesses around the world.

    Lloyd Chapman: Federal Judge Denies SBA Move To Drop Case on PR Contract

  • Cracking a joke at an opponent's expense, for example, can demolish that person's argument if the joke succeeds in diverting attention away from the issue and causing the opponent to appear silly.

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  • I thought that as a scary movie it was not as effective as The Blair Witch Project, Paranormal Activity, or even Quarantine (all mockumentaries), because it kept breaking the oppressive tension that horror mockumentaries are famous for by pushing the audience away, diverting from the action to look at news articles or variety shows.

    intertribal: a couple movie recs (what the hell else do I talk about?)

  • I thought that as a scary movie it was not as effective as The Blair Witch Project, Paranormal Activity, or even Quarantine (all mockumentaries), because it kept breaking the oppressive tension that horror mockumentaries are famous for by pushing the audience away, diverting from the action to look at news articles or variety shows.

    a couple movie recs (what the hell else do I talk about?)

  • Cracking a joke at an opponent's expense, for example, can demolish that person's argument if the joke succeeds in diverting attention away from the issue and causing the opponent to appear silly.

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  • The ASBL suspects the SBA has spent American tax dollars to hire consultants to help them obscure the SBA's role in diverting billions of dollars a month in federal small business contracts to Fortune 500 firms and other large businesses around the world.

    Lloyd Chapman: Federal Judge Denies SBA Move To Drop Case on PR Contract

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