WordNet-Online
Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!

Google
 

humour

 
Noun humour has 6 senses
  1. temper, mood, humor, humour - a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling; "whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time"; "he was in a bad humor"
    --1 is a kind of feeling
    --1 has particulars:
     sulk, sulkiness; good humor, good humour, good temper, amiability; ill humor, ill humour, distemper
    Derived form: verb humour1
  2. wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness - a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    --2 is a kind of message, content, subject matter, substance
    --2 has particulars:
     jeu d'esprit; bon mot, mot; pungency, bite; sarcasm, irony, satire, caustic remark; repartee; joke, gag, laugh, jest, jape; caricature, imitation, impersonation; cartoon, sketch; fun, play, sport; ribaldry; topper
  3. humor, humour - (Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state; "the humors are blood and phlegm and yellow and black bile"
    --3 is a kind of body substance
  4. liquid body substance, bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humour - the liquid parts of the body
    --4 is a kind of body substance
    --4 has particulars:
     aqueous humor, aqueous humour; vitreous humor, vitreous humour, vitreous body; endolymph; perilymph; extracellular fluid, ECF; intracellular fluid; juice, succus; karyolymph; milk; amniotic fluid, amnionic fluid, waters; blood; serum, blood serum; chyle; lymph; semen, seed, seminal fluid, ejaculate, cum; ink; secretion; black bile, melancholy; yellow bile, choler; phlegm, sputum; lochia; pus, purulence, suppuration, ichor, sanies, festering; spinal fluid, cerebrospinal fluid
  5. humor, humour - the quality of being funny; "I fail to see the humor in it"
    --5 is a kind of quality
  6. humor, humour, sense of humor, sense of humour - the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous; "she didn't appreciate my humor"; "you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor"
    --6 is a kind of playfulness, fun
Verb humour has 1 sense
  1. humor, humour - put into a good mood
    --1 is one way to gratify, pander, indulge
    Derived form: noun humour1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
WordNet-Online
Home | Free dictionary software | Copyright notice | Contact us | Network & desktop search | Search My Network | LAN Find | Reminder software | Software downloads | WordNet dictionary | Automotive thesaurus