sense of humor

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of sense of humor

: a personality that gives someone the ability to say funny things and see the funny side of things

Word by Word Definitions

sense play
  1. : a meaning conveyed or intended : import, signification

  2. : the faculty of perceiving by means of sense organs

  3. : a specialized function or mechanism (such as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch) by which an animal receives and responds to external or internal stimuli

  1. : to perceive by the senses (see 1sense 2)

  2. : to be or become conscious of

  3. : grasp, comprehend

humor play
  1. : a normal functioning bodily semifluid or fluid (such as the blood or lymph)

  2. : a secretion (such as a hormone) that is an excitant of activity

  3. : a fluid or juice of an animal or plant

  1. : to soothe or content (someone) by indulgence : to comply with the temperament or inclinations of

  2. : to adapt oneself to


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