[good-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
Related formsgood-hu·mored·ly, adverbgood-hu·mored·ness, noun

Synonyms for good-humored Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of good-humored

Historical Examples of good-humored

  • The Starter made answer with a smile of good-humored tolerance.


    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