Synonyms of humour


1. temper, mood, humor, humour, feeling

usage: 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"

2. wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness, message, content, subject matter, substance

usage: a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter

3. humor, humour, body substance

usage: (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"

4. liquid body substance, bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humour, body substance

usage: the liquid parts of the body

5. humor, humour, quality

usage: the quality of being funny; "I fail to see the humor in it"

6. humor, humour, sense of humor, sense of humour, playfulness, fun

usage: 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"


1. humor, humour, gratify, pander, indulge

usage: put into a good mood

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