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  • adjective same as humorous; causing amusement or laughter.

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  • adjective uncommon, nonstandard Alternative spelling of humorous.

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  • adjective full of or characterized by humor


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From humour +‎ -ous.


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  • Dick is not know as a humourous writer for the simple reason that most of his books aren't funny.

    Insert Humourous Dick-Based Title Here communicator 2006

  • While Somtow's stories are best classified as humourous SF, they're also finely tuned studies in melancholy.

    if you've not got the Monsters, Inc DVD... sbisson 2002

  • Or is there some one humorific point common to all that can be called humourous?

    Literary Remains, Volume 1 Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1803

  • Simon writes humorous sorry, I mean "humourous" science fiction, and FSM knows we need more humour in the genre.

    Three Announcements and Some Thoughts on Awards sartorias 2008

  • Tens of thousands of copies wound up in the remainder bin at five bucks, except on the mainland where the same people that find Royal Canadian Air Farce "humourous" also found Tobin's error riddled cash grab "insightful".

    Archive 2006-04-01 Ed Hollett 2006

  • The actor produced Anusha Rizvi's first film, which addresses the problems faced by poor farmers in India in a "humourous" way.

    All - Digital Spy - Entertainment and Media News 2010

  • Lindy Ruff said he wasn't going to overreact to the incident, and even called it "humourous" and that "games need a little spice."

    FanHouse 2009

  • Maybe I should ask my mates Bret & Germaine if they can turn this joke into some kind of humourous song ...?

    MetaTalk 2009

  • Lindy Ruff said he wasn't going to overreact to the incident, and even called it "humourous" and that "games need a little spice."

    unknown title 2009

  • There was a spate of books, on email etiquette, helping people use emoticons and other things to make humourous comments, to avoid FLAMING, and so forth.

    Revisiting Personal and Professional « Beki's Blog (there's an original name) 2010


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