Humorous - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈhjuːmərəs|  American pronunciation of the word humorous
Brit.  |ˈhjuːm(ə)rəs|  British pronunciation of the word humorous

adjective

- full of or characterized by humor(syn: humourous)

humorous stories
humorous cartoons
in a humorous vein

Examples

The book is very humorous.

...the humorous moments in an otherwise somber affair...

The film has some mildly humorous moments.

a serious book that includes a few humorous stories as leaven

He told us all sorts of humorous anecdotes about his childhood.

...the rubrics at the beginning of the chapters are intended to be humorous...

a humorous glint in her eyes

whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it

...a mock news program with humorous riffs on current events...

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