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Definition of Humorous

Babylon English

funny, amusing, comical
Humorous Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(a.)
Subject to be governed by humor or caprice; irregular; capricious; whimsical.
  
(a.)
Moist; humid; watery.
  
(a.)
Full of humor; jocular; exciting laughter; playful; as, a humorous story or author; a humorous aspect.
  
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humorous
\hu"mor*ous\ (?), a. [cf. l. humorosus, umorosus, moist. see humor.]
1. moist; humid; watery. [obs.] all founts wells, all deeps humorous.
2. subject to be governed by humor or caprice; irregular; capricious; whimsical. rough as a storm and humorous as the wind.
3. full of humor; jocular; exciting laughter; playful; as, a humorous story or author; a humorous aspect.

English Phonetics

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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Ysmala = a. fickle; humorous
Shakespeare Words
fitful, or, perhaps, hurried
WordNet 2.0

Adjective
1. full of or characterized by humor; "humorous stories"; "humorous cartoons"; "in a humorous vein"
(synonym) humourous
(antonym) humorless, humourless, unhumorous
(similar) bantering, facetious, tongue-in-cheek
(see-also) pleasing
Humorous Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Humour or humor (see spelling differences) is the tendency of particular cognitive experiences to provoke laughter and provide amusement. The term derives from the humoral medicine of the ancient Greeks, which taught that the balance of fluids in the human body, known as humours (Latin: humor, "body fluid"), control human health and emotion.

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