Part of speech:
The definition of humor is the quality of being funny, or something that makes people laugh, or one of the four bodily fluids.
The quality of being whimsical
A comical or whimsical way of acting, talking, or behaving.
The action, spirit, or manner of a wag; roguish jocularity or merriment
The definition of banter is a playful conversation.
A variety show characterized by broad ribald comedy, dancing, and striptease.
The use of ridicule, sarcasm, irony, etc. to expose, attack, or deride vices, follies, etc.
Playful, teasing talk; banter
Whimsy is something fanciful or unusual in a fun way.
A quick, witty reply
A thing done or said merely in fun
A short, pointed sentence expressing a wise or clever observation or a general truth; maxim; adage
Something to be laughed at or joked about
The definition of a quip is a witty or funny comment or remark.
A short poem with a witty or satirical point
A play on words, sometimes on different senses of the same word and sometimes on the similar sense or sound of different words.
A practical joke:
(Archaic) A person with a good sense of humor
A maker of puns.
An actor who plays comic parts
One who possesses wit, sense 1
The definition of facetious is a joke made about something serious.
Joking; humorous; full of fun
Brief or terse in speech or expression; using few words
Having qualities attributed to the god Mercury or supposedly influenced by the planet Mercury; eloquent, clever, shrewd, thievish, etc.
The definition of scintillating is something fascinating or brilliantly clever.
The definition of vivacious is lively or animated.
Temporarily twisted in an expression of distaste or displeasure:
Quickness, accuracy, and keenness of judgment or insight:
(Accounting) the result of such a procedure; the difference between credit and debit of an account.
(In the plural) Any game using playing cards; a card game.
The knowledge that is acquired in this way.
Lively intelligence or wit
The definition of ingenuity is the quality of being clever, creative or imaginative.
(Marketing) Knowledge (usually derived from consumer understanding) that a company applies in order to make a product or brand perform better and be more appealing to customers
Intellect is defined as your ability to reason and to understand things.
A jocose action or remark
An unforeseen but important difficulty, fact, or circumstance.
Insight or knowledge gained by thinking:
A light, frivolous or flippant style of writing or speaking
Sanity is the state of having a sound mind and good reasoning.
A form of wit characterized by the use of such remarks:
A sense is defined as a way that the body perceives external stimuli, or is an awareness or feeling about something.
An inclination or tendency of a specified kind:
The power or ability to think, learn, judge, etc.; intelligence; sense
The quality of being wise; power of judging rightly and following the soundest course of action, based on knowledge, experience, understanding, etc.; good judgment; sagacity
To scintillate is to give off or emit flashes of light, or to sparkle.
(Countable) An act that is stupid.
A brain is defined as a smart or intellectual person.
The ability to learn or understand from experience; ability to acquire and retain knowledge; mental ability
Mentality is defined as the ability to think, or to a mental attitude.
The faculty of thinking, reasoning, and acquiring and applying knowledge
An act or instance of discerning
The act of denying rights, benefits, justice, equitable treatment, or access to facilities available to all others, to an individual or group of people because of their race, age, gender, handicap or other defining characteristic. See also reverse discrimination.
That which resembles the eye in relative importance or beauty.
A very short distance or narrow margin:
The quality or an instance of being sagacious; penetrating intelligence and sound judgment
A healthy mental state.
A fact or cause that explains why something exists or has occurred:
The branch of drama having to do with such plays
A comedian, often, specif., one who does stand-up comedy
One who tells or plays jokes; a joker.
One given to or known for making quips.
A ludicrous, buffoonish character in old comedies who attempts feebly to mimic the tricks of the clown.
Skill in perceiving, discriminating, or judging
The condition of having a sound and rational mind; being mentally healthy and having the ability to distinguish right from wrong. In all jurisdictions, being sane is presumed, and it is up to the defense to prove the contrary to be true. Synonymous with sanity. See also insanity and insanity defense.
Humour is the British spelling of the word humor, which is defined as the quality that makes people laugh.
A humorous remark or action; joke
- Repartee refers to the ability to reply or retort with quick, skillful wit or humor
- Satire applies to the use, especially in literature, of ridicule, sarcasm, irony, etc. in exposing and attacking vices or follies
- Irony refers to the humor implicit in the contradiction between literal expression and intended meaning or in the discrepancy between appearance and reality in life
- Humor is applied to the ability to perceive and express that which is comical, ludicrous, or ridiculous, but connotes kindliness, geniality, sometimes even pathos, in the expression and a reaction of sympathetic amusement from the audience
- Wit refers to the ability to perceive the incongruous and to express it in quick, sharp, spontaneous, often sarcastic remarks that delight or entertain
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