sense of humor

noun phrase

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

Examples of sense of humor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The pervasive objectification of women in society leads us to exclude our nonphysical attributes, such as kindness, intelligence, and sense of humor, from the equation of our self-worth, explains Bryony Bamford, PsyD, founder of the London Centre for Eating Disorder and Body Image. Chloe Laws, Allure, 30 Nov. 2023 She’s got a wicked sense of humor, also, very morbid. Jacklyn Krol, Peoplemag, 24 Nov. 2023 If ready-to-wear is all about stealth wealth (where quietly luxurious brands such as Phoebe Philo and The Row, designed by women for women, are dominating), then the shoe world is all about having a sense of humor, and injecting your look with a bit of kooky personality. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 20 Nov. 2023 Abdullah had lively eyes, dimpled cheeks and a goofy sense of humor. Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times, 20 Nov. 2023 There’s a strong sense of humor throughout a lot of your material, for starters, that could have come from being weaned on any of those artists, really. Chris Willman, Variety, 17 Nov. 2023 In Waititi’s earlier films like Boy (2010) and Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016), an anarchic sense of humor hummed just underneath the coming-of-age storylines and cut through the pathos without diluting it entirely. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 14 Nov. 2023 But his impish sense of humor and old-fashioned approach to sales — including the use of a stubby pencil to record each transaction — brought him a devoted following, especially among young people. Harrison Smith, Washington Post, 14 Nov. 2023 Along with its stellar reputation for excellence, the quartet was known for its sense of humor and camaraderie, which most likely contributed to its longevity. Beth Wood, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 Nov. 2023 See More

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“Sense of humor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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