HyperDic: humourous

English > 1 sense of the word humourous:
ADJECTIVEallhumourous, humorousfull of or characterized by humor
English > humourous: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningFull of or characterized by humor.
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
Nounshumourthe quality of being funny
humourthe trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
humoura message whose ingenuity / ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter

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