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[goo d-hyoo-merd or, often, -yoo-] /ˈgʊdˈhyu mərd or, often, -ˈyu-/
having or showing a pleasant, amiable mood:
a good-humored man; a good-humored remark.
Also, especially British, good-humoured.
Origin of good-humored
First recorded in 1655-65
Related forms
good-humoredly, adverb
good-humoredness, noun
sunny, cheerful, affable, cheery, warm-hearted. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The Starter made answer with a smile of good-humored tolerance.

    Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser
  • His sunburned, good-humored face was wrinkled and puckered with amazement.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Hephzy, when she did return to the hotel, was surprisingly chatty and good-humored.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • He used to be so jolly and good-humored, except when female picnickers came.

    The Woman-Haters Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The letter was just like herself, sensible and good-humored and friendly.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln

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