[goo d-hyoo-merd or, often, -yoo-]
- having or showing a pleasant, amiable mood: a good-humored man; a good-humored remark.
Also especially British, good-hu·moured.
Origin of good-humored
First recorded in 1655–65
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sunny, cheerful, affable, cheery, warm-hearted.
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Examples from the Web for good-humoured
Yet I am sure they are both so considerate, good-humoured, and reasonable, that he might spare them.Little Dorrit
Montigny had been an actor, and was plump and good-humoured.My Double Life
The celebrated Haydn was, even at the age of 74, when I last saw him at Vienna, till the most good-humoured bon vivant of his age.The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete
Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
The easy and good-humoured internationalism of tourist-life is at an end.Mountain Meditations
He is treated with good-humoured contempt and kindly patronage.Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)
William Delisle Hay
- being in or expressing a pleasant, tolerant, and kindly state of mind
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