- I suppose the play is quite humorous, but it is let down by the actors' weak performances.
- He told one or two humorous stories about his years as a policeman.
- We weren't sure whether he was being humorous, or whether it was actually a serious suggestion.
- She writes humorous poetry generally, but not exclusively.
- It was only supposed to be a humorous remark, but she was really upset by it.
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
adverb uk /ˈhjuː.mə.rəs.li/ us /ˈhjuː.mə.rəs.li/