humour humour

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
  2. (n) a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
  3. (n) (Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state
  4. (n) the liquid parts of the body
  5. (n) the quality of being funny
  6. (n) the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
  7. (v) put into a good mood

Usage(s):

  1. BTW, I am such a big fan and admirer of your legendary movie role and your fresh humour and humility outside the camera.
  2. Just look at the punditry; while liberals almost always use humour to sell their viewpoint, conservatives always use outrage and fact-twisting.

News

  1. South Park: The Stick of Truth Is Crude, Immature, and Oh So Funny [PlayStation 3]

    The writing of Matt and Trey shines through in The Stick of Truth, but the crude humour isn't for everyone.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: GameSpot

  2. Canadian How-to Stand-Up Comedy Book Receives Two Awards in New York

    How to Start in Stand-Up Comedy: A Guide to Becoming a Comedian in Toronto received the gold medal for humour and the silver medal for best design non-fiction at the Next Generation Indie Book Awards held ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Iain Banks Dies: Scottish Author Dead At 59

    By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON, June 9 (Reuters) - Novelist Iain Banks, who enlivened Scottish literature for three decades with his dark humour, has died from cancer just days before the release of his 27th and final novel "The Quarry".
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

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Quotes

  1. "I also loved his wonderful sense of humour and on several occasions of our concerts with Jose Carreras - the so-called Three Tenors concerts - we had trouble remembering that we were giving a concert before a paying audience, because we had so much...
    on Sep 6, 2007 By: Placido Domingo Source: Earthtimes.org

  2. "Robert was a lovely man who truly had a zest for life," Sports Editor Terry Taylor said. "He had a twinkle in his eye, a sly sense of humour and, usually, a self-deprecating remark that made him an irresistible magnet for all of us. We loved...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Terry Taylor Source: The Canadian Press

  3. "Paul and I have been partners for 26 years and I have come to know his passion, humour and, above all, his generosity," Haas said in a statement after learning of Newman's death. "Not just economic generosity, but generosity of spirit."
    on Sep 28, 2008 By: Carl Haas Source: Canoe.ca

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