[ good-hyoo-merd or, often, -yoo- ]
See synonyms for: good-humoredgood-humoredly on

  1. having or showing a pleasant, amiable mood: a good-humored man; a good-humored remark.

Origin of good-humored

First recorded in 1655–65
  • Also especially British, good-hu·moured .

Other words for good-humored

Other words from good-humored

  • good-hu·mored·ly, adverb
  • good-hu·mored·ness, noun

Words Nearby good-humored Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use good-humored in a sentence

  • His attitude became one of good-humored subservience and tacit adoration.

  • Besides, he had that frank, good-humored expression which always impresses me favorably.

    A Passion in the Desert | Honore de Balzac
  • Tom queried, giving this young man, who was in civilian dress, a keen though good-humored look.

  • His heavy face wore the expression of good-humored power, characteristic of the experienced and successful journalist.

    Average Jones | Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • Charnock hesitated about meeting Sadie at breakfast, but found her calm and apparently good-humored.

    The Girl From Keller's | Harold Bindloss