Another word for humor
amusement, jesting, raillery, joking, merriment, buffoonery, tomfoolery, badinage, clowning, jocularity, jocoseness, farce, drollery, facetiousness, black humor, salt, whimsicality, comedy stuff*, laugh business*; see also entertainment 1, fun.
An example of humor
The ability to appreciate comedy
good humor, sense of humor, wittiness, high spirits, merry disposition, joviality, jolliness, jocularity, jocundity, gaiety, joyfulness, playfulness, happy frame of mind, jauntiness; see also happiness 1.
indulge, pamper, baby, play up to, gratify, please, pet, coddle, tickle, gladden, mollycoddle, spoil, oblige, comply with, appease, placate, soften, be playful with; see also comfort, entertain 1, satisfy 1.
humor suggests compliance with the mood or whim of another they humored the dying man; indulge implies a yielding to the wishes or desires of oneself or another, as because of a weak will or an amiable nature; pamper implies overindulgence or excessive gratification; spoil emphasizes the harm done to the personality or character by overindulgence or excessive attention grandparents often spoil children; 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
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The quality of being laughable or comical:comedy, comicality, comicalness, drollery, drollness, farcicality, funniness, humorousness, jocoseness, jocosity, jocularity, ludicrousness, ridiculousness, wit, wittiness, zaniness. See laughter
A person's customary manner of emotional response:complexion, disposition, nature, temper, temperament. See be
A temporary state of mind or feeling:frame of mind, mood, spirit (used in plural), temper, vein. See feelings
An impulsive, often illogical turn of mind:bee, boutade, caprice, conceit, fancy, freak, impulse, megrim, notion, vagary, whim, whimsy. Idiom: bee in one's bonnet. See thoughts