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capricious; fanciful
inclined to humour (someone)
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  • Reflect, too, how eccentric and humoursome your uncle always was: suspicions!

    Devereux, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • That he was humoursome and would sit down exactly at the time he had appointed for dinner whether the company was come or not.

    William Harvey D'Arcy Powers
  • Mr. McLean, as stout and humoursome as of yore, had solemnly promised his wife to be jocular but not too jocular.

    Tommy and Grizel J.M. Barrie
  • A sublime utterance, full of humoursome matter, if it had been a time for humours.

    Little Novels of Italy Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • Peter was, on the other hand, a most humoursome varlet and excellent company on a wet day.

    The Men of the Moss-Hags S. R. Crockett
  • The little man glanced up at my cousin with a humoursome gleam in his eyes.

    The Men of the Moss-Hags S. R. Crockett

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