Humour | noun

  • The art of laughing with the subject of a joke not at the subject.
  • The humour of the film: comedy, comical aspect, funny side, fun, amusement, funniness, hilarity, jocularity; absurdity, ludicrousness, drollness; satire, irony, farce.
  • The stories are spiced up with humour: jokes, joking, jests, jesting, quips, witticisms, bon mots, funny remarks, puns, sallies, badinage; wit, wittiness, funniness, comedy, drollery; informal gags, wisecracks, cracks, kidding, waggishness, one-liners.
  • His good humour was infectious: mood, temper, disposition, temperament, nature, state of mind, the frame of mind; spirits.
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