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humorous

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Adjective
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hu=mor=ous

CIDE DICTIONARY

humorousa. [Cf. L. humorosus, umorosus, moist. See Humor.].
  •  Moist; humid; watery.  [1913 Webster]
    "All founts wells, all deeps humorous."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Subject to be governed by humor or caprice; irregular; capricious; whimsical.  Hawthorne.  [1913 Webster]
    "Rough as a storm and humorous as the wind."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Full of humor; jocular; exciting laughter; playful; as, a humorous story or author; a humorous aspect.
Syn. -- Jocose; facetious; witty; pleasant; merry.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

humorous, adj.
1 showing humour or a sense of humour.
2 facetious, comic.

Derivative
humorously adv. humorousness n.

THESAURUS

humorous

Attic, absurd, amusing, beguiling, biting, bizarre, brilliant, clever, comical, delightful, diverting, droll, eccentric, entertaining, facetious, farcical, fun, funny, hilarious, humorsome, hysterical, incongruous, jesting, jocose, jocular, joking, joky, joshing, keen, keen-witted, laughable, ludicrous, merry, mordant, nimble-witted, playful, pleasant, pointed, priceless, pungent, quaint, quick-witted, quizzical, rapier-like, recreational, rich, ridiculous, risible, salt, salty, scintillating, screaming, sharp, smart, sparkling, sprightly, titillating, titillative, waggish, whimsical, witty

ROGET THESAURUS

humorous

Wit

N wit, humor, wittiness, sense of humor, attic wit, attic salt, atticism, salt, esprit, point, fancy, whim, drollery, pleasantry, farce, buffoonery, fooling, tomfoolery, shenanigan, harlequinade, broad farce, broad humor, fun, espieglerie, vis comica, jocularity, jocosity, jocoseness, facetiousness, waggery, waggishness, whimsicality, comicality, banter, badinage, retort, repartee, smartness, ready wit, quid- pro-quo, ridicule, jest, joke, jape, jibe, facetiae, levity, quips and cranks, capital joke, canorae nugae, standing jest, standing joke, private joke, conceit, quip, quirk, crank, quiddity, concetto, plaisanterie, brilliant idea, merry thought, bright thought, happy thought, sally, flash of wit, flash of merriment, scintillation, mot, mot pour rire, witticism, smart saying, bon-mot, jeu d'esprit, epigram, jest book, dry joke, quodlibet, cream of the jest, word-play, jeu de mots, play of words, play upon words, pun, punning, double entente, double entendre, quibble, verbal quibble, conundrum, anagram, acrostic, double acrostic, trifling, idle conceit, turlupinade, old joke, tired joke, flat joke, Joe Miller, witty, attic, quick-witted, nimble-witted, smart, jocular, jocose, humorous, facetious, waggish, whimsical, kidding, joking, puckish, playful, merry and wise, pleasant, sprightly, light, spirituel, sparkling, epigrammatic, full of point, ben trovato, comic, zany, madcap, funny, amusing, jokingly, in joke, in jest, in sport, in play, adhibenda est in jocando moderatio, gentle dullness ever loves a joke, leave this keen encounter of our wits, just joking, just kidding, surely you jest!.


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