Humor Dictionary

trifles or trHumor Dictionaryivia, especially light verses or sayings.

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The ability to perceive, enjoy, or express what is amusing, comical, incongruous, or absurd. See Synonyms at wit

the habit of dealing with serious matters in a spirit of good and sometimes cynical good humor. [Allusion to Rabelais satirical novels (1534) and (1532), especially to the behavior of Pantagruel, Gargantuas huge son.] Pantagruelian,

the condition or quality of being biting or caustic, as humor, speech, etc. See also speech. mordant,

2. a person who uses satire or makes satirical comments.

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The definition of humor is the quality of being funny, or something that makes people laugh, or one of the four bodily fluids.

An example of humor is lying to someone by telling them the meal they cooked for you was the best youve ever eaten.

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One of the four fluids of the body, blood, phlegm, choler, and black bile, whose relative proportions were thought in ancient and medieval physiology toHumor determine a persons disposition and general health.

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2. a joke or a jest.

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coarse, vulgar, or obscene language or joking. ribald,



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1. amusing or witty writings and remarks.

1. a tendency to amuse others by tricks,new york asian escort jokes, unusual gestures, and strange gestures.

a concise witticism or well-turned phrase. Atticist,

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a person skilled in the exchange of witticisms.

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1. the habit of joking or jesting.

1. a person who imitates or is an enthusiast for the works of Francois Rabelais.

See also laughter; punning

1. a writer of satire.

3. the state or quality of humorousness or playfulness. jocose,

Origin: ME OFr L humor, umor, moisture, fluid, akin to umere, to be moist IE base wegw-, ugw-, moist, moisten, wake, Gr hygros, moist, fluid, Du wak, Humor wet

a humorous performance at the piano, sometimes with a verbal accompnt by the performer.

2. a person given to coarse, satirical humor, like that of Rabelais. Rabelaisian,

2. a tendency toward coarse joking. Also buffoonery. buffoon, buffoonish,

the personality or character of Rabelais, as in the use of coarse, satirical humor. Also Rabelaisianism.


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