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synonyms for humorous

  • amusing
  • comic
  • droll
  • entertaining
  • hilarious
  • playful
  • pleasant
  • whimsical
  • camp
  • campy
  • facetious
  • farcical
  • jocose
  • jocular
  • jokey
  • joshing
  • laughable
  • ludicrous
  • merry
  • priceless
  • ribald
  • screaming
  • side-splitting
  • too funny for words
  • waggish
  • witty
See also synonyms for: humorously / humorousness

antonyms for humorous

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  • boring
  • serious
  • tiring
  • unpleasant
  • depressing
  • dramatic
  • gloomy
  • morose
  • sad
  • tragic
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After he caricatured the Marx brothers, the film studio sought to restyle Groucho to look more like a humorous Hirschfeld.
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We described the second video as either humorous or boring, and then asked them how long they thought each video would feel like it lasted.
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Former Mayor Jerry Sanders – or Darren Pudgil, the spokesman who delivered this quote – comes out looking sensible and humorous while reframing the whole debacle such that it’s hard to imagine this ending up any other way.
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Manansala has created just that with her debut novel, a tale full of eccentric characters, humorous situations and an oh-so-tricky mystery.
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He’d let Schaefer vent, then calmly ask him questions or make a humorous remark.
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The Washington Post has a TikTok account with more than 783,000 followers who tune in to watch “The Washington Post Tik Tok Guy” post humorous videos based on current events.
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Plus, the content of the tweets was clearly intended to be humorous.
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For example, if you run a toy store online, your descriptions should sound fun and humorous.
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"You positively convulse me, you're so very humorous," said Robinson, without a vestige of a smile.
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Perhaps our comic papers have never heard of the Improvement Clubs, or find nothing in them that is humorous.
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