Definitions and translations for "humour"

Definition of humour

Pronunciation
Noun
1. The quality of being amusing, comical, funny.
She has a great sense of humour, and I always laugh a lot whenever we get together.
The sensitive subject was treated with humour, but in such way that no one was offended.
2. A mood, especially a bad mood; a temporary state of mind or disposition brought upon by an event; an abrupt illogical inclination or whim.
He was in a particularly vile humour that afternoon.
3. Any of the fluids in an animal body, especially the four "cardinal humours" of blood, yellow bile, black bile and phlegm that were believed to control the health and mood of the human body.
4. Either of the two regions of liquid within the eyeball, the aqueous humour and vitreous humour.
5. Moist vapour, moisture.
Verb
6. To pacify by indulging.
I know you don't believe my story, but humour me for a minute and imagine it to be true.
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English - English - humour

Pronunciation
n. humor, quality of being amusing or entertaining, comedy; ability to appreciate or express something amusing; mood, state of mind, disposition; body fluid (Physiology)
v. pamper, indulge, favor, oblige (also humor)
n. humor, wittiness, quality of being amusing or entertaining

English - Spanish - humour

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s. humorismo (m), coja (f), sentido del humor (m), vis cómica (f), gracia (f), comicidad (f), humor (m), capricho (m)
v. complacer, seguir el humor a, mimar, gratificar

English - French - humour

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n. humour, humeur; disposition
v. complaire, s'adapter; se prêter à; se plier à: ménager

English - German - humour

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n. humor (m), laune (f), stimmung (f), körpersaft (m)

English - Indonesian - humour

Pronunciation
n. kejenakaan, kelucuan, kecondongan hati: keadaan kecondongan hati
v. membujuk, memanjakan, menyenangkan hati, menghibur

English - Italian - humour

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s. umorismo, spirito; comicità; umore, disposizione, stato d'animo; (medi) umore, liquido organico

English - Polish - humour

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n. humor, nastrój, komizm, komiczność, alkohol, limfa
v. dogadzać, ugłaskać, udobruchać, pobłażać, ugłaskiwać

English - Portuguese - humour

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s. humor, comicidade (f), brincadeira (f), capricho (m), estado de esdírito (m)

English - Romanian - humour

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n. dispoziţie, toană, stare, haz, temperament, umor, voie, umoare {anat.}
v. satisface, face pe voia cuiva, face pe placul cuiva

English - Russian - humour

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с. юмор, чувство юмора, настроение, склонность, нрав, темперамент
г. потакать, ублажать, уважить

English - Turkish - humour

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f. memnun etmek, hoşuna gitmek, suyuna gitmek, ayak uydurmak, alttan almak

English - Ukrainian - humour

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n. гумор, гумор: почуття гумору, комізм, настрій
v. потурати, догоджати, пристосовуватися

French - English - humour

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(m) n. humor, wittiness, quality of being amusing or entertaining

Italian - English - humour

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n. humour, funniness, amusing quality

English - Dutch - humour

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zn. humeur, humor, stemming, luim, gemoedsgesteldheid, vocht
ww. tevredenstellen, toegeven

English - Greek - humour

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ρήμ. ευαρεστώ

French - Spanish - humour

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1. (caractère) humor (m)
2. (caractère facétieux) jocosidad (f); agudeza (f)

French - German - humour

Pronunciation
n. humor

French - Italian - humour

Pronunciation
1. (caractère) humour (m); umorismo (m)
2. (caractère facétieux) spiritosaggine (f); arguzia (f); spirito (m)

French - Portuguese - humour

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1. (caractère) senso de humor
2. (caractère facétieux) humor (m); espírito (m)

French - Russian - humour

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n. юмор (m)

Italian - French - humour

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(carattere) humour (m)

French - Dutch - humour

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1. (caractère) humor (m)
2. (caractère facétieux) geestigheid (f); grappigheid (f)

English - Arabic - humour

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‏دعابة، فكاهة، مزاج، الخلط، ظرف ظرافة، ظرافة، سخرية، هزل، الفكاهة‏
‏متع، دارى، ساير، كيف نفسه، لاطف‏

English - Chinese - humour

Pronunciation
幽默是英文humour一字的音g,指使人感到好笑、高兴、滑稽的行为举动或语言;幽默感则是运用或者理解幽默的能力。

English - Chinese - humour

Pronunciation
n. 幽默 (you1 mo4), 笑林 (xıao4 lın2), 風趣 (feng1 qu4), 滑稽 (hua2 jı5)
v. 迎合 (yıng2 he2), 哄 (hong3)

English - Hindi - humour

Pronunciation
n. हास्य, विनोद, मनोवृत्ति, भाव, प्रवृत्ति, रसिक्ता, शारीरिक रस, परिहास
v. संतुष्ट करना

English - Japanese - humour

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(名) こっけい, おかしみ; ユーモアのセンス; 機嫌; 気質, 気性; 体液(生理学)

English - Korean - humour

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명. 익살, 기질, 기분, 액
동. 만족시키다

English - Vietnamese - humour

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n. nước ở trong thân thể, dịch, trấp, khí chất
v. chiều lòng
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Synonyms for humour
1. mood: disposition, fancy, temperament, temper, tendency, whim, vagary
2. amusement: fun, raillery, pleasantry, merriment, entertainment, facetiousness
3. indulge: favour, gratify