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Definition 1: full of or characterized by humor - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where humourous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • humorous stories
  • humorous cartoons
  • in a humorous vein

Synonyms for humourous in the sense of this definition

(humourous is similar to ...) cleverly amusing in tone

"a bantering tone" "facetious remarks" "tongue-in-cheek advice"

(humourous is similar to ...) combining clever conception and facetious expression

"his sermons were unpredictably witty and satirical as well as eloquent"

(humourous is similar to ...) witty or joking

"Muskrat Castle as the house has been facetiously named by some waggish officer"

(humourous is similar to ...) having pathetic as well as ludicrous characteristics

"her life...presented itself to me as a tragicomical adventure"

(humourous is similar to ...) characterized by horseplay and physical action

"slapstick style of humor"

(humourous is similar to ...) mixing the serious with the comic with comic predominating

"a seriocomic novel"

(humourous is similar to ...) very funny

"a killing joke" "sidesplitting antics"

(humourous is similar to ...) characterized by jokes and good humor

(humourous is similar to ...) marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter

"hilarious broad comedy" "a screaming farce" "uproarious stories"

(humourous is similar to ...) wildly comic and improbable as in Gilbert and Sullivan operas

"a Gilbertian world people with foundlings and changelings"

(humourous is similar to ...) broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce

"the wild farcical exuberance of a clown" "ludicrous green hair"

(humourous is similar to ...) humorously sarcastic or mocking

"dry humor" "an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely" "an ironic novel" "an ironical smile" "with a wry Scottish wit"

(humourous is similar to ...) comical in an odd or whimsical manner

"a droll little man with a quiet tongue-in-cheek kind of humor"

(humourous is similar to ...) arousing or provoking laughter

"an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls" "an amusing fellow" "a comic hat" "a comical look of surprise" "funny stories that made everybody laugh" "a very funny writer" "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much" "a mirthful experience" "risible courtroom antics"

(humourous is similar to ...) like a clown

"a buffoonish walk" "a clownish face" "a zany sense of humor"

(means also ...) giving pleasure and satisfaction

"a pleasing piece of news"

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