adjective

  1. interesting, fascinating, intriguing, enthralling.
  2. amusing, funny, comical.
  3. enjoyable, fun, entertaining, pleasant, agreeable.
  4. good, satisfactory, favourable, desirable, encouraging.
    Usu. in the negative.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
 
面白い おもしろい

Contained Kanji Breakdown

mask, face, features
メン おも つら (3rd, N3)
white
しろ ハク しら- (1st, N5)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ ジツ (1st, N5)