HyperDic: humor

English > 7 senses of the word humor:
NOUNcommunicationhumor, wit, humour, witticism, wittinessa message whose ingenuity / ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
attributehumor, humour, sense of humor, sense of humourthe trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
feelinghumor, temper, mood, humoura characteristic / characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
attributehumor, humourthe quality of being funny
bodyhumor, humour(Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state
bodyhumor, liquid body substance, bodily fluid, body fluid, humourthe liquid parts of the body
VERBcommunicationhumor, humourput into a good mood
humor > pronunciation
Soundshhyuw'mer
RhymesAmor ... Zimmer: 100 rhymes with mer...
English > humor: 7 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA message whose ingenuity / ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter.
Synonymswit, humour, witticism, wittiness
Category ofcouth(used facetiously) refinement
couth(used facetiously) refined
Narrowerbon mot, motA clever remark
caricature, imitation, impersonationA representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
cartoon, sketchA humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
esprit de l'escalierA witty remark that occurs to you too late
fun, play, sportverbal / verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)
jeu d'espritA witty comment or writing
joke, gag, laugh, jest, japeA humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
pungency, bitewit having a sharp and caustic quality
reparteeadroitness and cleverness in reply
ribaldryribald humor
sarcasm, irony, satire, caustic remarkwitty language used to convey insults or scorn
topperAn exceedingly good witticism that surpasses all that have gone before
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Usagelibation(facetious) a serving of an alcoholic beverage
roasterA harsh or humorous critic (sometimes intended as a facetious compliment)
Spanishagudeza, humorada, humor, jocosidad
Catalanfacècia, gràcia, humor
Adjectiveshumorousfull of or characterized by humor
Nounshumoristsomeone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way
English > humor: 7 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous.
Examples
  • "she didn't appreciate my humor"
  • "you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor"
Synonymshumour, sense of humor, sense of humour
Broaderplayfulness, funA disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement
Spanishhumor, sentido del humor
Catalanhumor, sentit de l'humor
Adjectiveshumorousfull of or characterized by humor
Nounshumoristsomeone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way
English > humor: 7 senses > noun 3, feeling
MeaningA characteristic / characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling.
Example "he was in a bad humor"
Synonymstemper, mood, humour
Narrowergood humor, good humour, good temper, amiabilityA cheerful and agreeable mood
ill humor, ill humour, distemperAn angry and disagreeable mood
peeveAn annoyed or irritated mood
sulk, sulkinessA mood or display of sullen aloofness or withdrawal
BroaderfeelingThe experiencing of affective and emotional states
Spanishestado de ánimo, humor, temperamento
Catalanhumor, temperament
Verbshumorput into a good mood
English > humor: 7 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being funny.
Example"I fail to see the humor in it"
Synonymhumour
NarrowercomicalityThe quality of being comical
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Spanishhumor
Catalanhumor
Adjectiveshumorousfull of or characterized by humor
Nounshumoristsomeone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way
English > humor: 7 senses > noun 5, body
Meaning(Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state.
Example"the humors are blood and phlegm and yellow and black bile"
Synonymhumour
CategoryMiddle Ages, Dark AgesThe period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
antiquityThe historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
physiologyThe branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
Broaderbody substanceThe substance of the body
Spanishhumor
Catalanhumor
Adjectiveshumoralof or relating to bodily fluids
English > humor: 7 senses > noun 6, body
MeaningThe liquid parts of the body.
Synonymsliquid body substance, bodily fluid, body fluid, humour
Narroweramniotic fluid, amnionic fluid, watersThe serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion
aqueous humor, aqueous humourThe limpid fluid within the eyeball between the cornea and the lens
black bile, melancholyA humor that was once believed to be secreted by the kidneys or spleen and to cause sadness and melancholy
bloodThe fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
chyleA milky fluid consisting of lymph and emulsified fats
endolymphThe bodily fluid that fills the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear
extracellular fluid, ECFliquid / liquid containing proteins and electrolytes including the liquid / liquid in blood plasma and interstitial fluid
inkdark protective fluid ejected into the water by cuttlefish and other cephalopods
intracellular fluidliquid / liquid contained inside the cell membranes (usually containing dissolved solutes)
juice, succusAny of several liquids / liquids of the body
karyolymphA clear liquid / liquid in the cell nucleus in which the nucleolus and chromatin and other structures are dispersed
lochiaSubstance discharged from the vagina (cellular debris and mucus and blood) that gradually decreases in amount during the weeks following childbirth
lymphA thin coagulable fluid (similar to plasma but) containing white blood cells (lymphocytes) and chyle
milkproduced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young
perilymphThe bodily fluid that fills the space between the bony labyrinth and the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear
pus, purulence, suppuration, ichor, sanies, festeringA fluid product of inflammation
secretionA functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell
semen, seed, seminal fluid, ejaculate, cum, comeThe thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
serum, blood serumAn amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates
spinal fluid, cerebrospinal fluidClear liquid / liquid produced in the ventricles of the brain
vitreous humor, vitreous humour, vitreous bodyThe clear colorless transparent jelly that fills the posterior chamber of the eyeball
yellow bile, cholerA humor that was once believed to be secreted by the liver and to cause irritability and anger / anger
Broaderbody substanceThe substance of the body
Spanishfluido corporal, humor
Catalanfluid corporal, humor
Adjectiveshumoralof or relating to bodily fluids
English > humor: 7 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningput into a good mood.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymhumour
Broadergratify, pander, indulgeYield (to)
Spanishanimar
Catalananimar, complaure
Nounshumora characteristic / characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
humoringthe act of indulging or gratifying a desire

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