humorous

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English

Etymology

From Middle French humoreux, from Old French humor

Pronunciation

  • (UK) enPR: hyo͞o'mərəs, IPA(key): /ˈhjuːməɹəs/
  • Homophone: humerus

Adjective

humorous (comparative more humorous, superlative most humorous)

  1. Full of humor or arousing laughter; funny.
    The waiters were so humorous - one even did a backflip for us, when we asked him.
  2. Showing humor; witty, jocular.
  3. (obsolete) Damp or watery.
  4. (obsolete) Dependent on or caused by one's humour or mood; capricious, whimsical.

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