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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 ?
For a moment I stood a little puzzled by this curious request, not knowing exactly how to take it, whether humorously or in earnest.
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.
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.
And Edison, when trying to put the Reis machine in the most favorable light, admitted humorously that when he used a Reis transmitter he generally "knew what was coming; and knowing what was coming, even a Reis transmitter, pure and simple, reproduces sounds which seem almost like that which was being transmitted; but when the man at the other end did not know what was coming, it was very seldom that any word was recognized.
I don't know whether you are mature or not," said Mills humorously.
remarked Harry, humorously, "you beginning to take notice?
He was the emissary in England of the colossal American daily called the Western Sun-- also humorously described as the "Rising Sunset".
He seized her by the elbows and humorously danced her up and down the passage.
These families, who had formed the backbone of the village life in the past who were the depositaries of the village traditions, had to seek refuge in the large centres; the process, humorously designated by statisticians as "the tendency of the rural population towards the large towns", being really the tendency of water to flow uphill when forced by machinery.
Milverton's smile broadened and his eyes twinkled humorously.
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.
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.