What is another word for humorous?

Pronunciation: [hjˈuːməɹəs] (IPA)

There are many synonyms to describe something that is humorous. Examples include: funny, amusing, comical, witty, entertaining, laughable, hilarious, droll, slapstick, jovial, mirthful, rib-tickling, chucklesome, satirical, and whimsical. Each of these words has a slightly different shade of meaning, but they all convey the idea that something is intended to be humorous or make people laugh. Whether it's a joke, a witty remark, or a funny situation, a humorous moment can brighten up a dull day and bring a smile to people's faces. So next time you want to describe something that's funny, try out one of these synonyms and add some variety to your vocabulary.

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What are the opposite words for humorous?

Humorous is an adjective that describes something as being funny, witty, or amusing. There are several antonyms for the word humorous, which means words that are opposite in meaning. For example, a person who is serious or solemn can be described as being humorless. Something that is not funny or that fails to make people laugh can be described as dull, dry, or unamusing. Additionally, if something is sad, tragic or somber, it can also be considered an antonym of humorous. Overall, antonyms for humorous are words that describe the opposite of fun, lightheartedness, and amusement.

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Usage examples for Humorous

With his pipe between his teeth, Larry stood, a mock gravity about his mouth, and a humorous twinkle in his eyes, while he looked down on Harry, and told off the lies on his fingers.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
He had a lace-edged handkerchief folded upon his brow, and upon his face was an expression of conscious unworthiness which struck Kent as being extremely humorous.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower
He made a humorous gesture.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss

Famous quotes with Humorous

  • There's a few tunes of mine that don't have jokes, but most of them have a joke and they have a humorous point of view somewhere.
    Mose Allison
  • When I started writing this, I found that I simply couldn't take fantasy seriously, so it became humorous, and continued from there.
    Piers Anthony
  • Eventually I would like to touch all the genres. I would like to do some detective stories, and I want to do a Western. I would want to do humorous Westerns.
    Sergio Aragones
  • While I would agree that I write about serious subjects, and that they're not necessarily the most pleasant subjects or even the most pleasant people, as a writer I just think about the humorous aspects of these things - that's what keeps me going when I'm writing a story.
    Ann Beattie
  • I'm just trying to portray what I find ironic or humorous.
    Max Cannon

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