humorous humorous  /ˈhju mə rəs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) full of or characterized by humor

Usage(s):

  1. Had a humorous interaction with his wife, Michelle, who was sitting in the audience, at the expense of Joe Biden's awkward AIDS test commentary.
  2. Always diverse, it was by turns magical, quirky, sexy, humorous, poignant, scatological and mesmerizing.
  3. Jeffrey's strong cartooning talent creates complex scenes of bitterness wrapped up in humorous caricature.

News

  1. Goolsby responds to critics of 'Moron Monday' remarks

    Though plenty have taken offense at his words, Goolsby dismissed them, calling his writing "humorous."
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Wilmington Star-News

  2. Six highlights from college commencement season

    Here are snippets that jumped out at me from six commencement ceremonies at Minnesota private colleges. Most are humorous, but a couple offer interesting insights.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Minnesota Public Radio

  3. From Groucho Glasses to Grumpy Ballerinas, New RepHresh TV Commercials Put Humorous Spin on Sensitive Women’s Issues

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--From Groucho Glasses to Grumpy Ballerinas, New RepHresh TV Commercials Put Humorous Spin on Sensitive Women’s Issues
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire

Quotes

  1. While Begley calls the rivalry a "a friendly, humorous one-upmanship," he admits there are parts of the competition that are quite serious.
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: Ed Begley Jr Source: Washington Post

  2. "I find it a little humorous to tell you the truth," Ruff said. "It makes it something good to talk about. Games need a little spice and we get a little spice."
    on Jan 6, 2009 By: Lindy Ruff Source: USA Today

  3. "Chris' comments over the past few weeks are meant to be humorous digs at a show that some people, obviously including Chris himself, think may be a bit too stuffy," producer Gil Cates said in a statement released by the Academy of Motion...
    on Feb 15, 2005 By: Gilbert Cates Source: CTV.ca

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