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humorous

adjective hu·mor·ous \ˈhyüm-rəs, ˈyüm-, ˈhyü-mə-, ˈyü-\

: causing laughter

Full Definition of HUMOROUS

1
obsolete :  humid
2
a :  full of or characterized by humor :  funny
b :  indicating or expressive of a sense of humor
hu·mor·ous·ly adverb
hu·mor·ous·ness noun

Examples of HUMOROUS

  1. The book is very humorous.
  2. <the humorous moments in an otherwise somber affair>

First Known Use of HUMOROUS

15th century

Rhymes with HUMOROUS

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