humorously


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hu·mor·ous

 (hyo͞o′mər-əs)
adj.
1. Full of or characterized by humor; funny: a humorous story.
2. Employing or showing humor; witty: a humorous writer.
3. Archaic Given to moods or whims; capricious.
4. Obsolete Damp; moist.

hu′mor·ous·ly adv.
hu′mor·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.humorously - in a humorous manner; "Dickens had humorously suggested a special service of intercession at St. Paul's Cathedral"
humorlessly, humourlessly - in a humorless manner; "he reacted rather humorlessly to these rumors"
Translations
بِمَرَح، بِفُكاهَه
humorně
morsomt
humorosan
skemmtilega
humorne
šaljivo
mizah yollunükteli bir şekilde

humorously

[ˈhjuːmərəslɪ] ADVcon gracia

humorously

[ˈhjuːmərəsli] adv [say] → avec humour

humorously

advhumorvoll, witzig; reflect, smile, sayheiter

humorously

[ˈhjuːmrəslɪ] adv (see adj) (describe) → in modo spiritoso, in modo divertente; (say) → scherzosamente, con fare scherzoso

humour

(American) humor (ˈhjuːmə) noun
1. the ability to amuse people; quickness to spot a joke. He has a great sense of humour.
2. the quality of being amusing. the humour of the situation.
verb
to please (someone) by agreeing with him or doing as he wishes. There is no point in telling him he is wrong – just humour him instead.
ˈhumorist noun
a person who writes or tells amusing stories, jokes etc.
ˈhumorous adjective
funny; amusing. a humorous situation/remark.
ˈhumorously adverb
ˈhumorousness noun
-humoured
having, or showing, feelings or a personality of a particular sort. a good-humoured person; an ill-humoured remark.

humour, noun, ends in -our.
humorous, adjective, drops the u.
References in classic literature ?
Boris on the contrary at once found his footing, and related quietly and humorously how he had know that doll Mimi when she was still quite a young lady, before her nose was broken; how she had aged during the five years he had known her, and how her head had cracked right across the skull.
I know not that any other author has hinted of the matter; but by inference it seems to me that the sturgeon must be divided in the same way as the whale, the King receiving the highly dense and elastic head peculiar to that fish, which, symbolically regarded, may possibly be humorously grounded upon some presumed congeniality.
A man who was passing near her shoulder, humorously took the questioning word as intended for him.
He begged me to say no more, and humorously pretended an anxiety for me should I give way to silly praise of him because of a personal admiration for his ability.
The very same thing, don't you see, may be looked at tragically, and turned into a misery, or it may be looked at simply and even humorously.
This consisted in the reading aloud by Katharine from some prose work or other, while her mother knitted scarves intermittently on a little circular frame, and her father read the newspaper, not so attentively but that he could comment humorously now and again upon the fortunes of the hero and the heroine.
It is a painful thought to me to-night, that he could wake up glorious once, this man in the elbow-chair by the fire, who is humorously known at the club as a "confirmed spinster.
Softly, derived humorously from our professional tools and machinery.
take humorously, although Christ's tenderness towards widows was one
When attacked by Glaucon he is humorously protected by Socrates "as one who has never been his enemy and is now his friend.
He was the emissary in England of the colossal American daily called the Western Sun-- also humorously described as the "Rising Sunset".
MELL; WILKINS MICAWBER, ESQUIRE, JUNIOR (who convulsed the assembly by humorously remarking that he found himself unable to return thanks in a speech, but would do so, with their permission, in a song); Mrs.