Definition of Humorous

1. Adjective. Full of or characterized by humor. "In a humorous vein"




Definition of Humorous

1. a. Moist; humid; watery.

Definition of Humorous

1. Adjective. Full of humor or arousing laughter; funny. ¹

2. Adjective. Showing humor; witty, jocular. ¹

3. Adjective. (obsolete) Damp or watery. ¹

4. Adjective. (obsolete) Dependent on or caused by one's humour or mood; capricious, whimsical. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Humorous

1. funny; witty [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humorous

humorises
humorising
humorism
humorist
humoristic
humoristically
humorists
humorize
humorized
humorizes
humorizing
humorless
humorlessly
humorlessness
humorlessnesses
humorous (current term)
humorously
humorousness
humorousnesses
humors
humorsome
humorsomely
humorsomeness
humour'd
humoural
humoured
humouring
humourise
humourised

Literary usage of Humorous

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1. Twelfth Night: Or, What You Will by William Shakespeare, Henry Norman Hudson (1911)
"humorous-Satirical Snatches. In the snatch of one-stress and two-stress iambic verse, II, v, 89-92, Shakespeare not improbably travesties certain fads and ..."

2. The Poems of William Dunbar by William Dunbar, Aeneas James George Mackay, George Powell McNeill (1893)
"Comic or humorous Poems. 5. Laudatory Poems or Panegyrics. 6. Vituperative Poems or Invectives. 7. Precatory Poems or Petitions to the King or Queen. 8. ..."

3. A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 1050-1400 by John Edwin Wells (1916)
"humorous TALES That tales corresponding in matter to the extant French fabliaux were current in England from an early period, ..."

4. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare (1912)
"lThe scene with Cinna is only played on the Elizabethan stage; it is richly humorous and shows what a master craftsman Shakespeare was to relieve the ..."

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