Definition of 'humour'
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There was not a trace of feigning good humour. The Sun (2016)You need quite a sense of humour to find that amusing. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She has taken her newfound fame in good humour. Times, Sunday Times (2017) Good humour will get you only so far. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And all of it took place in a gentle mist of good humour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The humour hid a dry determination. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His humour is dry and he has the ability to join in a fight, unlike his shiny gold friend. The Sun (2016)Oh and, by the way, you needed a sense of humour and warmth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On the contrary, they ask us to face them head on with courage, humour and fortitude. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Pity that their dry northern humour seems a little jaded. The Sun (2006)Despite losing his voice to cancer he was full of courage and humour. The Sun (2013)They gave me extra help with good humour and understanding. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These are the people who used humour to avoid conflict in the playground. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Thankfully there was still lots of humour on the terraces. The Sun (2011)It shows how much people love the programme and how much humour they find in it. The Sun (2012)The other books have been humour with emotional bits. The Sun (2011)For me the most important trait in a man is humour. The Sun (2014)You are finding humour in many situations and others see a new side to you. The Sun (2015)What is missing here is humour and warmth. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He has a wry sense of humour and an astonishing smile. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His dry humour could soothe the most fraught situation. The Sun (2013)Her good humour is strictly for company. Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)The humour of the people is in a league of its own. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His sense of humour still had not left him. The Sun (2012)The unification feels contrived: it is only the humour that feels true. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What he does very well is down-to-earth physical humour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Typically, he fought the disease with humour and courage. The Sun (2010)Despite a few good lines, too much of the humour feels thin and gentle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A personal trainer with a sense of humour is something to be treasured. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I see only those with a very short attention span and a cruel sense of humour finding it entertaining. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Q Why do you think that your brand of humour has become so popular? The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'humour'
British English: humour /ˈhjuːmə/ NOUN
You can refer to the amusing things that people say as their humour.
She is a fan of his outrageous humour.
- American English: humor
- Arabic: دُعَابَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: humor
- Chinese: 幽默
- Croatian: humor
- Czech: humor
- Danish: humor
- Dutch: humor
- European Spanish: humor gracia
- Finnish: huumori
- French: humour
- German: Humor
- Greek: χιούμορ
- Italian: umorismo
- Japanese: ユーモア
- Korean: 유머
- Norwegian: humor
- Polish: humor
- European Portuguese: humor
- Romanian: umor
- Russian: юмор
- Spanish: humor
- Swedish: humor
- Thai: อารมณ์ขัน
- Turkish: mizah
- Ukrainian: гумор
- Vietnamese: sự hài hước
British English: humour VERB
If you humour someone who is behaving strangely, you try to please them or pretend to agree with them, so that they will not become upset.
She disliked the singer but was prepared to tolerate her for a weekend in order to humor her husband.
Definition of humour from the Collins English Dictionary
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