Word of the Day
ennui ennui
/ɛ ˈnu i /


  • humour humour  /ˈhju mə/ ?  a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling

    humour meaning(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

    humour 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.
  • humourist humourist  someone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way
  • humourless humourless  lacking humor
  • humourlessly humourlessly  in a humorless manner
  • humourous humourous  full of or characterized by humor
  • humous humous  a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially…
  • hump hump  /ˈhəmp/ ?  something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
  • humpback humpback  /ˈhəmp ˌbæk/ ?  an abnormal backward curve to the vertebral column
  • humpback whale humpback whale  large whalebone whale with long flippers noted for arching or humping…
  • humpbacked humpbacked  characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral…
  • humped humped  /ˈhəmpt/ ?  characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral…
  • humperdinck humperdinck  German composer of six operas and other incidental music (1854-1921)
  • humphrey bogart humphrey bogart  United States film actor (1899-1957)
  • humphrey davy humphrey davy  English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it…
  • humphrey deforest bogart humphrey deforest bogart  United States film actor (1899-1957)
  • humphrey gilbert humphrey gilbert  English navigator who in 1583 established in Newfoundland the first…
  • humpty dumpty humpty dumpty  an egg-shaped character in a nursery rhyme who fell off a wall and could…
  • humulin humulin  /ˌhju ˈmju lɪn/ ?  a form of insulin (trade name Humulin) made from recombinant DNA that…
  • humulus humulus  hops: hardy perennial vines of Europe, North America and central and eastern Asia…
  • humulus americanus humulus americanus  native American plant sometimes confused with the European hop
  • humulus japonicus humulus japonicus  ornamental vine native to eastern Asia; cultivated for its variegated…
  • humulus lupulus humulus lupulus  European twining plant whose flowers are used chiefly to flavor malt…
  • humus humus  /ˈhju məs/ ?  partially decomposed organic matter; the organic component of soil
  • humvee humvee  /ˈhəm ˌvi/ ?  a high mobility, multipurpose, military vehicle with four-wheel drive
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