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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Funny or amusing.

Usage examples (39)
  • I've always tried to explore the humorous aspects of life.
  • humorous stories
  • Sometimes those problems can result in humorous incidents.
  • In my twenties and thirties I competed successfully in humorous speech contests. for more
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  • It is not "humorous" (funny, amusing) when you poke my "humerus" (the bone of the upper arm).
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