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Definitions for humorous
ˈhyu mər əs; often ˈyu-hu·mor·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. humorous, humourousadjective

    full of or characterized by humor

    "humorous stories"; "humorous cartoons"; "in a humorous vein"

Wiktionary

  1. humorousadjective

    Full of humor or arousing laughter; funny.

    The waiters were so humorous - one even did a backflip for us, when we asked him.

  2. humorousadjective

    Showing humor; witty, jocular.

  3. humorousadjective

    Damp or watery.

  4. humorousadjective

    Dependent on or caused by one's humour or mood; capricious, whimsical.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Humorousadjective

    moist; humid; watery

  2. Humorousadjective

    subject to be governed by humor or caprice; irregular; capricious; whimsical

  3. Humorousadjective

    full of humor; jocular; exciting laughter; playful; as, a humorous story or author; a humorous aspect

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of humorous in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of humorous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of humorous in a Sentence

  1. Ben Nelson:

    When roles are reversed, it’s humorous, republicans were criticizing Democrats for things done back then, and now, they’re engaged in the same thing in order to get the number of votes necessary.

  2. Mark Twain:

    I have never examined the subject of humor until now. I am surprised to find how much ground it covers. I have got its divisions and frontiers down on a piece of paper. I find it defined as a production of the brain, as the power of the brain to produce something humorous, and the capacity of percieving humor.

  3. Saoirse Ronan:

    I know a lot of people must think that The Lovely Bones (2009) is a pretty dramatic film and it's going to be really deep and dark and everything, but I promise you it's not. It's really humorous and funny and bright and happy. Then this awful thing happens and it kind of makes everyone really sad, obviously, but they have to get on with things. It's like the journey that Susie takes to learn to let go and realize that she can't be with her family anymore, and the same for her family. They have to let go and they know that they can't be with Susie. But it's a really funny, lighthearted thing. There's some really dramatic scenes in it as well, which is great with The Lovely Bones (2009) because you kind of get the best of both worlds. You get to do funny scenes and dramatic scenes. You get to cry, you get to laugh, so it's great .

  4. Anne Frank:

    I have often been downcast, but never in despair I regard our hiding as a dangerous adventure, romantic and interesting at the same time. In my diary I treat all the privations as amusing. I have made up my mind now to lead a different life from other girls and, later on, different from ordinary housewives. My start has been so very full of interest, and that is the sole reason why I have to laugh at the humorous side of the most dangerous moments.

  5. President Biden:

    A war hero and among the greatest of the Greatest Generation, and to me, he was also a friend whom I could look to for trusted guidance, or a humorous line at just the right moment to settle frayed nerves. I will miss my friend. But I am grateful for the times we shared, and for the friendship Jill and I and our family have built with Liddy and the entire Dole family.

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