Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun humour

6 senses of humour

Sense 1
temper, mood, humor, humour -- (a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling; "whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time"; "he was in a bad humor")
       => feeling -- (the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual")

Sense 2
wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness -- (a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter)
       => message, content, subject matter, substance -- (what a communication that is about something is about)

Sense 3
humor, humour -- ((Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state; "the humors are blood and phlegm and yellow and black bile")
       => body substance -- (the substance of the body)

Sense 4
liquid body substance, bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humour -- (the liquid parts of the body)
       => body substance -- (the substance of the body)

Sense 5
humor, humour -- (the quality of being funny; "I fail to see the humor in it")
       => quality -- (an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare)

Sense 6
humor, humour, sense of humor, sense of humour -- (the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous; "she didn't appreciate my humor"; "you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor")
       => playfulness, fun -- (a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement; "her playfulness surprised me"; "he was fun to be with")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb humour

1 sense of humour

Sense 1
humor, humour -- (put into a good mood)
       => gratify, pander, indulge -- (yield (to); give satisfaction to)

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