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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a funny or amusing manner.

Usage examples (39)
  • Even though it was a scary story, she told it very humorously.
  • Dickens had humorously suggested a special service of intercession at St. Paul's Cathedral
  • I thought the term humorously outrageous in American Pie and then annoying once it became widely "accepted".
  • A "Ribu" is the term humorously coined for a mountain in Indonesia with an elevation of (as the name suggests) at least 1,000 meters. for more
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