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The resulting drama is as darkly humorous as it is inspired. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Some of his stories were quite humorous. Christianity Today (2000)Where some have found it crude, others have praised its humorous and unsentimental look at love. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The essays are erudite, but also gently humorous. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The third is, is it witty or humorous? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The essays add up to a warm, vivid and often humorous portrait of his birthplace. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Humour can be an aspect of that but we certainly weren't looking for a humorous book. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The script is darkly humorous and the characters' marriage utterly convincing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Her letters are frank, witty and humorous. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The essays add up to a warm, vivid and often humorous portrait. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It will be by turn harrowing, hopeful and darkly humorous. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is her considered and often humorous approach that makes this book so successful - and so alarming. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A humorous and touching look at a very funny man. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Doing away with the darkly humorous aspect for just a couple of sentences, there might be something to this. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I found it quite humorous though. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If you do it with wit, you can give the appearance of being humorous while transmitting quite clearly what your feelings are. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A poignant and often humorous memoir, full of energy and life. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I look at the humorous side of life - laughter is important to me. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This, too, is often humorous. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)The 27-year-old's moving and often humorous musings captured hearts around the world. The Sun (2008)Subtle it ain't, dark and humorous it often is. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A darkly humorous flipside to Heartbeat. Times, Sunday Times (2007)While that was quite humorous, it is a serious issue and so many men have had their self-confidence eroded by it. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'humorous'
British English: humorous /ˈhjuːmərəs/ ADJECTIVE
If someone or something is humorous, they are amusing, especially in a clever or witty way.
He was quite humorous, and I liked that about him.
- American English: humorous
- Arabic: فُكَاهِيٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: cômico
- Chinese: 富幽默感的
- Croatian: humorističan
- Czech: vtipný
- Danish: morsom
- Dutch: humoristisch
- European Spanish: humorístico
- Finnish: humoristinen
- French: comique
- German: humorvoll
- Greek: πνευματώδης
- Italian: divertente
- Japanese: ユーモアのある
- Korean: 유머가 풍부한
- Norwegian: humoristisk
- Polish: humorystyczny
- European Portuguese: cómico
- Romanian: amuzant
- Russian: юмористический
- Spanish: humorístico
- Swedish: rolig
- Thai: ตลกขบขัน
- Turkish: nükteli
- Ukrainian: кумедний
- Vietnamese: hài hước
Definition of humorous from the Collins English Dictionary
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