Definition of humorous
- a humorous writer
- studied his own life … with a shrewd and humorous eye
- —Harrison Smith
The book is very humorous.
the humorous moments in an otherwise somber affair
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antic, chucklesome, comedic, comic, comical, droll, farcical, funny, hilarious, hysterical (also hysteric), killing, laughable, ludicrous, ridiculous, riotous, risible, screaming, sidesplitting, uproarious;
: causing laughter
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