sense of humour


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Noun1.sense of humour - the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous; "she didn't appreciate my humor"; "you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor"
playfulness, fun - a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement; "her playfulness surprised me"; "he was fun to be with"
Translations
smysl pro humor
humoristisk sans
huumorintaju
smisao za humor
ユーモアのセンス
유머 감각
sinne för humor
การมีอารมณ์ขัน
khiếu hài hước

sense of humour

حِسُّ الفُكَاهَة smysl pro humor humoristisk sans Sinn für Humor αίσθηση του χιούμορ sentido del humor huumorintaju sens de l’humour smisao za humor senso dell’umorismo ユーモアのセンス 유머 감각 gevoel voor humor sans for humor poczucie humoru senso de humor, sentido de humor чувство юмора sinne för humor การมีอารมณ์ขัน mizah duygusu khiếu hài hước 幽默感
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The serious critic, with the sense of humour and the power of expression, must inevitably command the world's ear.
But Cecily was such a darling that we did not mind her lack of a sense of humour.
I do not know why I had an inkling that it would appeal to Strickland's sense of humour to bring a furious stockbroker over to Paris on a fool's errand to an ill-famed house in a mean street.
Born in savagery, having lived in savagery all their lives and known naught else, their sense of humour was correspondingly savage.
He was developing a sense of humour, and found that he had a knack of saying bitter things, which caught people on the raw; he said them because they amused him, hardly realising how much they hurt, and was much offended when he found that his victims regarded him with active dislike.
(She had advanced far enough to join him in ridiculing the Idyls of the King, but not to feel the beauty of Ulysses and the Lotus Eaters.) She was straightforward, loyal and brave; she had a sense of humour (chiefly proved by her laughing at HIS jokes); and he suspected, in the depths of her innocently-gazing soul, a glow of feeling that it would be a joy to waken.
Dave Mcconnell, Shilton Police need to have a sense of humour YOU report on April 30 that a policeman is being investigated after being filmed on a trampoline during a police raid.
READING Emma Stanley's letter about having a sense of humour reminded me of myself.
But why do experts find it impossible to differentiate between a sense of humour and a sense of fun?
Senior political figures spoke of his sense of humour and deep commitment both to the Labour Party and the revitalisation of the city's economy.
IRISH soccer fans looking to pay for sex could end up in the back of an ambulance - but only if they have a sense of humour.
She had the ditziness and sense of humour of Lucille Ball.