HyperDic: humorous

English > 1 sense of the word humorous:
ADJECTIVEallhumorous, humourousfull of or characterized by humor
humorous > pronunciation
Soundshhyuw'merahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > humorous: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningFull of or characterized by humor.
Examples
  • "humorous stories"
  • "humorous cartoons"
  • "in a humorous vein"
Synonymhumourous
NarrowerGilbertianwildly comic and improbable as in Gilbert and Sullivan operas
amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risibleArousing or provoking laughter
bantering, facetious, tongue-in-cheekcleverly amusing in tone
buffoonish, clownish, clownlike, zanylike a clown
drollcomical in an odd or whimsical manner
dry, ironic, ironical, wryhumorously sarcastic or mocking
farcical, ludicrous, ridiculousbroadly or extravagantly humorous
hilarious, screaming, uproariousmarked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter
jesting, jocose, jocular, jokingCharacterized by jokes and good humor
killing, sidesplittingVery funny
seriocomic, seriocomicalMixing the serious with the comic with comic predominating
slapstickCharacterized by horseplay and physical action
tragicomic, tragicomicalHaving pathetic as well as ludicrous characteristics / characteristics
waggishwitty or joking
wittycombining clever conception and facetious expression
See alsopleasingGiving pleasure and satisfaction
Oppositehumorless, humourless, unhumorouslacking humor / humor / humor
Spanishchistoso, cómica, cómico, divertido, graciosa, gracioso, humorística, humorístico
Catalanhumorístic
Nounshumorthe quality of being funny
humorthe trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
humora message whose ingenuity / ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
humorousnessthe trait of merry / merry joking
Adverbshumorouslyin a humorous manner

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