noun, verb (used with object) Chiefly British.
Examples from the Web for humour
Even in the painful separation of child and parent, there was humour.The Rancid Ballad of Johnny Rotten: His Memoir Seethes With Anger—And Charm|Legs McNeil|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Take, for instance, Yiddish Mamma, a young Parisian brand that peddles its wares with love and humour.
I let him take it from my hand, knowing it was best to humour him.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She is spontaneous with a great sense of humour, humble yet at the same time driven by a healthy ambition.Victoria Beckham Is Cover Star And Editor Of December French Vogue|Tom Sykes|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A “monster of staggering charmlessness and monumental lack of humour.”
Be good, but never overdo it, I will say to any woman who has the sense of humour.Rambles in Womanland|Max O'Rell
But the sense of humour often fails where one's own affairs are concerned.The Golden Silence|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
In incidents taken from common life he showed himself full of observation, and possessed of some humour.The Old Masters and Their Pictures|Sarah Tytler
He knew Miss Travers intimately; her appreciation of humour was vast, for a woman; he felt sure she would be tickled.A Bride from the Bush|E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
One of the sisterhood, a connection of my own, had much of this dry Scottish humour.Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character|Edward Bannerman Ramsay
British Dictionary definitions for humour
- a state of mind; temper; mood
- (in combination)ill humour; good humour