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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. 2017.
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  • A good-humored and enthusiastic roar of assent came from the sailors.

    Mr. Wicker's Window Carley Dawson
  • Some were good-humored enough and took the hint of a lighted match at once.

    Elsie Venner Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • From a good-humored grin, his boyish mouth had gradually grown grave as he listened.

  • Langley's good-humored laugh had a touch of conscious power in it.

    "Seth" Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • If the traveller too often reaches the inn hungry and disposed to find fault, he usually quits it good-humored and happy.

    The Headsman James Fenimore Cooper

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