Definition of Good humor

1. Noun. A cheerful and agreeable mood.

Exact synonyms: Amiability, Good Humour, Good Temper
Generic synonyms: Humor, Humour, Mood, Temper
Specialized synonyms: Jolliness, Jollity, Joviality
Derivative terms: Amiable, Amiable
Antonyms: Ill Humor

Lexicographical Neighbors of Good Humor

good for you
good for you(p)
good form
good fortune
good going
good golly
good gracious
good gravy
good grief
good guy
good guys
good health
good heavens
good hiding
good house
good humor (current term)
good humour
good humouredness
good job
good jobs
good length
good lick
good looking
good looks
good luck
good luck charm
good manners
good morning
good mornings
good morrow

Literary usage of Good humor

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and humor of by Lionel Strachey (1906)
"You see I have inherited my good humor from him, and also the habit of going often to the churchyard, which is a good thing to do if it be done in the right ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1849)
"Happiness and good-humor to the end rest at our Cousin Tom's fireside, albeit adorned by no heirs, who would probably degenerate. With bis quiet wife, ..."

3. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"... honesty and punctuality in their dealings; sincerity, good humor, and all social affections, and generous sentiments, among the people. ..."

4. Wieland and Shaftesbury by Charles Elson (1913)
"good humor and Raillery. Enthusiasm and Fanaticism By freedom of wit and humor Shaftesbury means, as we have seen, complete freedom in investigating and ..."

5. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"GOOD - NATURE, GOOD - HUMOR. Good-nature and good-humor both imply the disposition to please and be pleased; but the former is habitual and permanent, ..."

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