• (British) enPR: hyo͞o'mərəs, IPA: /ˈhjuːməɹəs/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈhjuːməɹɪs/


  1. Full of humor or arousing laughter; funny.
    The waiters were so humorous - one even did a backflip for us, when we asked him.
  2. Showing humor; witty, jocular.
  3. (obsolete) Damp or watery.
  4. (obsolete) Dependent on or caused by one's humour or mood; capricious, whimsical.
    • 1603, Michel de Montaigne, “Of the affection of fathers to their children”, in John Florio, transl., The Essayes, […], book II, printed at London: By Val[entine] Simmes for Edward Blount […], OCLC 946730821 ↗, page 212 ↗:
      It is a melancholy humor […] that firſt put this humorous conceipt {{transterm
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