Humor synonyms

hyo͝o'mər

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American standard spelling of sense of humour.
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A light dramatic work in which highly improbable plot situations, exaggerated characters, and often slapstick elements are used for humorous effect.
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The definition of oblige is to compel, force or obligate someone to do something by force, or to do as someone wishes, or to be indebted to someone.
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Jollity; noisy mirth
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The ability to appreciate comedy
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Something humorous, funny or comical.
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The quality of being jaunty.
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The definition of whimsical is playful or out of the ordinary.
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(Uncountable) Entertainment
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A getting rid of something
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An amusing story.
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Fitted to excite laughter; humorous.
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The definition of farcical is a comedy act or a situation that is improbable or exaggerated to the point of being ridiculous.
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Causing laughter; laughable; amusing; humorous
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Scornfully or cynically mocking:
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Meant or expressed ironically or facetiously.
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Good-humored, playful, or teasing conversation.
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The writing, acting, or theoretical principles of this kind of drama
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The state of being comical.
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The definition of irony is the use of words where the meaning is the opposite of their usual meaning or what is expected to happen.
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(Rare) Lightness of weight; buoyancy
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A literary work in which vices, follies, abuses, etc. are held up to ridicule and contempt
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A witty or sarcastic comment or quip.
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The natural ability to perceive and understand; intelligence.
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The act of telling or engaging in jokes.
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Foolishness, silliness; the behaviour expected of a buffoon.
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(Uncountable) The state of being happy.
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Calmness of mind or emotions; composure:
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To come to terms with; to adapt to the demands of.
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Given to jest; habitually jolly
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Joking; humorous; full of fun
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Merriment is defined as fun, gaiety and enjoyable or festive activities and interactions.
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The state or quality of being ludicrous.
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The quality of being playful.
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To be overprotective and indulgent toward; to pamper.
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To become unfit for use or consumption, as from decay. Used especially of perishables, such as food.
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The definition of cater means to prepare and serve food for a gathering.
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(Uncountable) A subgenre of comedy and satire that deals with subjects that are believed to be serious or volatile, such as death, divorce, drug abuse, etc.
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Joking, humorous remarks or behaviour.
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The definition of provoke is to push something to happen, or to annoy.
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To become angry:
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Without expression or show of emotion; blank(ly)
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Treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor; flippant.
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The definition of humorous is funny or comical.
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Merry; cheerful and good-humored.
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Idiotic or unthinkable, often to the point of being funny.
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Capable of laughing or inclined to laugh.
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Characteristic of or resembling a wag; jocular or witty.
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Funny in an understated, sarcastic, or ironic way:
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Baboonish behavior. (Marryat).
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(Informal) A form of address to a man or a woman considered to be attractive.
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The definition of badinage is fun, light-hearted teasing.
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The definition of a caprice is a sudden or impulsive change.
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The use of such a term or terms; ambiguity
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(Uncountable) The state of being facetious
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Plural form of fancy
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The enthusiasts of such a pursuit.
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The property of being farcical.
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(Uncountable) The quality of being funny.
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(Uncountable) The state or quality of being humorous.
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Any action, practice, or thing, toward which one is inclined
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(Countable) A jocose utterance.
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The state of being jovial; jollity or conviviality
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Lack of appropriate seriousness; levity.
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A particular state of mind or emotion:
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The totality of behavioral traits that are peculiar to a specific nonhuman animal:
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A polite social utterance; a civility:
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Excessive irritability or sensitiveness:
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A droll remark or act.
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Waggish behaviour.
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Arbitrary thought or impulse:
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Plural form of whim
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Plural form of whimsy
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To say or utter in temporizing.
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A type of bit having such a chain or strap
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comedy
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Control obtained by enforcing compliance or order:
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comedy
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The state or quality of being serious.
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The genre made up of such works.
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The art or profession of writing, acting in, or producing plays
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(Uncountable) The state or emotion of being sad.
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A mood disorder characterized by an inability to experience pleasure, difficulty in concentrating, disturbance of sleep and appetite, and feelings of sadness, guilt, and helplessness.
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The feeling of not being happy
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The state or quality of being comical.
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The quality of being odd or comical
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The state of being jocose
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(Uncountable) The characteristic of being ridiculous.
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The quality of being witty
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The state or condition of being zany.
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The natural color, texture, and appearance of the skin, especially of the face.
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A kind or sort:
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State of mind.
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An inclination or tendency of a specified kind:
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A particular turn of mind:
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A gathering for a specific purpose, e.g. a sewing bee or a quilting bee.
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(Obsolete) An outbreak; a caprice; a whim.
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(--- Archaic) Estimation or opinion of something, especially when favorable.
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(Physiology) The electrochemical transmission of a signal along a nerve fiber that produces an excitatory or inhibitory response at a target tissue, such as a muscle or another nerve.
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A type of European deep water flatfish, Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis; the whiff or sail-fluke.
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A vague thought
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An odd, whimsical, or freakish idea or notion; oddity; caprice
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An unusual, unexpected, or fanciful idea; a whim.
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To please or satisfy:
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To indulge oneself:
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(Archaic) A reason for merriment
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A person's customary manner of emotional response
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Plural form of feeling
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Plural form of thought
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To withstand the actions of.
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Humour is the British spelling of the word humor, which is defined as the quality that makes people laugh.
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The quality of an individual to find certain things funny.
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the liquid parts of the body
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A teasing act or remark
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(Cockney rhyming slang) jewellery.
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Salt is sodium chloride, a white crystal found in sea water which is used for preserving and seasoning food.
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The quality of being whimsical
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Comedy
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Comedy
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A cheerful, agreeable, pleasant mood
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The ability to appreciate comedy
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(Countable) A jocund remark; a witticism.
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The state of being joyful
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To be agreeable; give pleasure; satisfy
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(Dated) To treat as a pet; to fondle; to indulge.
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To cook in water just below the boiling point:
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To cause delight or amusement in.
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To cause (something) to become more glad.
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To put into a rage; infuriate.
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An entertaining or being entertained
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The definition of fun is something that brings pleasure, joy or playfulness.
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The definition of happiness is the state of joy, peace and tranquility.
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(Law) To help; aid
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(Intransitive) To have someone over at one's home for a party or visit.
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A liquid in the body
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(Uncountable) Cosmetics; colorants and other substances applied to the skin to improve its appearance.
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Something said or done to win the favor of another
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(Anatomy) Alternative spelling of aqueous humour.
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The gelatinous substance that fills the chamber of the eye between the retina and the lens.
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Attributive form of bodily fluid
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A natural bodily fluid or secretion of fluid such as blood, semen, or saliva.
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To stop from being angry; appease; pacify; mollify
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To make less harsh, strident, or critical:
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Synonym Study

  • Baby suggests the sort of pampering and devoted care lavished on infants and connotes a potential loss of self-reliance because he was sickly, his mother continued to baby him
  • Spoil emphasizes the harm done to the personality or character by overindulgence or excessive attention grandparents often spoil children
  • Pamper implies overindulgence or excessive gratification
  • Indulge implies a yielding to the wishes or desires of oneself or another, as because of a weak will or an amiable nature
  • Humor suggests compliance with the mood or whim of another they humored the dying man
Find another word for humor. In this page you can discover 163 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for humor, like: sense-of-humor, farce, oblige, witticism, jolliness, happy frame of mind, drollery, jauntiness, whimsical, amusement and clowning.