Complete Definition of "humor"

see|humør|humör
wikipedia
English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-humor.ogg|Audio (US)

Alternative forms
(outside US) humour

Noun
en-noun

  1. uncountable Something funny, e.g. a joke, satire, or parody.

#: He treated the sensitive subject with enough humor that no one was offended.

  1. archaic Four fluids (blood, yellow bile, black bile and phlegm) that were believed to control the health and mood of the human body.

#: M. Le Page Du Pratz, History of Louisisana (PG), p. 40
#:: For some days a fistula lacrymalis had come into my left eye, which discharged an humour, when pressed, that portended danger.

  1. uncountable A mood, especially a bad mood.

#: He was in a particularly vile humor that afternoon.

  1. medicine Either of the two regions of liquid within the eyeball, the aqueous humour and vitreous humour.

Synonyms
(something funny): comedy, wit, witticism (1)
(archaic bodily fluids): bodily fluid
(mood): mood
(liquid regions of the eye):

Related terms
humorous
black humor
sense of humor
toilet humour
gallows humour

Translations
rfc|I split the translation table up by definition, but even looking at the history, it's difficult to tell whether editors knew which definition they were associating with each translation.
trans-top|something funny
Bulgarian: ÑÑÐ¼Ð¾Ñ m
Cebuano: kataw'anan
Dutch: humor m
French: humour m
German: Humor m, Witz m, Schmäh m
Hungarian: humor
Indonesian: humor, lelucon
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Interlingua: humor
Italian: humour m, umorismo m
ttbc|Japanese: ç¬ã話 (ãããã°ãªã, waraibanashi), ç¬ã (ããã, warai)
Norwegian: humor m
Polish: humor m
Portuguese: humor m
Russian: ÑÐ¼Ð¾Ñ (júmor) m
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trans-top|archaic bodily fluids
Italian: umore m
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trans-top|mood
ttbc|Bulgarian: наÑÑÑоение n
Dutch: humor m
French: humeur f
German: Humor m, Stimmung f
Hungarian: humor
Indonesian: humor, lelucon
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Interlingua: humor
Italian: umore m
ttbc|Japanese: ç¬ã話 (ãããã°ãªã, waraibanashi), ç¬ã (ããã, warai)
Norwegian: humør n
Polish: humor M
Portuguese: humor m
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trans-top|liquid regions of the eye
Italian: umore m
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Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive: To pacify by indulge|indulging.

#: I know you don't believe my story, but humor me for a minute and imagine it to be true.

Translations

Bulgarian: Ñгаждам
German: erheitere, nachgebend
mid
Italian: accontentare, assecondare

External links
w:Humour|Wikipedia article on humor
Funny Jokes and Funny Pictures
Humor and Jokes Portal

Category:Bodily fluids


Spanish

Noun
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  1. mood
  2. [[humor]

Related terms
humo
humorismo
humorístico
humorísta

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