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Examples from the Web for humorous
In fact, she also launched a humorous series “Ask Lena” on YouTube where she gives sage advice on feminism in episode one.
Libyans are by and large charming, charismatic, humorous people with a Mediterranean joie de vivre.It’s Not the USA that Made Libya the Disaster it is Today|Ann Marlowe|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Austen, Eliot, and James sometimes complemented their essential seriousness with humorous minor characters and subplots.How to Get Laid in Brooklyn a la Adelle Waldman’s Nifty Novel of Manners|Tom LeClair|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mollen, an actress, first got her literary start by way of a humorous incident, naturally.Actress Jenny Mollen Talks Hiring Prostitutes for Husband Jason Biggs and Embracing Her Crazy|Erin Cunningham|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That their freedom came in a series about a prison was humorous irony.‘Orange Is the New Black’ Season Two Is More Bingeworthy Than the First|Kevin Fallon|May 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pending further inquiry they were obliged to wait the conclusion of the expressman's humorous recital.
Many of his other poems are of a humorous nature and have been enormously popular.
He was a hearty, humorous person, however, and an adept at searching for news.Campaigns of a Non-Combatant,|George Alfred Townsend
From one of these a languid, humorous voice that made Arthur start hailed them.The Seven Darlings|Gouverneur Morris
She was slightly prognathous, which gave a humorous lift to her otherwise sensible nose.The Real Adventure|Henry Kitchell Webster
British Dictionary definitions for humorous
Word Origin and History for humorous
early 15c., "relating to the body humors," a native formation from humor, or else from Middle French humoreux "damp," from Old French humor (see humor (n.)). The meaning "funny" dates from 1705 in English. Related: Humorously; humorousness.