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Synonyms for humorous

Synonyms for (adjective) humorous

Synonyms: humorous, humourous Definition: full of or characterized by humor Usage: humorous stories; humorous cartoons; in a humorous vein

Similar words: tongue-in-cheek, bantering, facetious Definition: cleverly amusing in tone Usage: a bantering tone; facetious remarks; tongue-in-cheek advice

Similar words: buffoonish, clownish, clownlike, zany Definition: like a clown Usage: a buffoonish walk; a clownish face; a zany sense of humor

Similar words: funny, amusing, mirthful, risible, laughable, comic, comical Definition: arousing or provoking laughter Usage: an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls; an amusing fellow; a comic hat; a comical look of surprise; funny stories that made everybody laugh; a very funny writer; it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much; a mirthful experience; risible courtroom antics

Similar words: droll Definition: comical in an odd or whimsical manner Usage: a droll little man with a quiet tongue-in-cheek kind of humor

Similar words: dry, wry, ironic, ironical Definition: humorously sarcastic or mocking Usage: dry humor; an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely; an ironic novel; an ironical smile; with a wry Scottish wit

Similar words: ludicrous, ridiculous, farcical Definition: broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce Usage: the wild farcical exuberance of a clown; ludicrous green hair

Similar words: Gilbertian Definition: wildly comic and improbable as in Gilbert and Sullivan operas Usage: a Gilbertian world people with foundlings and changelings- T.C.Worsley

Similar words: hilarious, uproarious, screaming Definition: marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter Usage: hilarious broad comedy; a screaming farce; uproarious stories

Similar words: joking, jesting, jocose, jocular Definition: characterized by jokes and good humor

Similar words: killing, sidesplitting Definition: very funny Usage: a killing joke; sidesplitting antics

Similar words: seriocomic, seriocomical Definition: mixing the serious with the comic with comic predominating Usage: a seriocomic novel

Similar words: slapstick Definition: characterized by horseplay and physical action Usage: slapstick style of humor

Similar words: tragicomic, tragicomical Definition: having pathetic as well as ludicrous characteristics Usage: her life...presented itself to me as a tragicomical adventure--Joseph Conrad

Similar words: waggish Definition: witty or joking Usage: Muskrat Castle as the house has been facetiously named by some waggish officer- James Fenimore Cooper

Similar words: witty Definition: combining clever conception and facetious expression Usage: his sermons were unpredictably witty and satirical as well as eloquent