humour Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “humour” in the English Dictionary

"humour" in British English

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UK (US humor) uk   /ˈhjuː.mər/  us   /-mɚ/

humour noun (AMUSEMENT)

B1 [U] the ​ability to ​find things ​funny, the way in which ​peoplesee that some things are ​funny, or the ​quality of being ​funny: He's got a ​great sense of humour (= he is very ​able to ​see things as ​funny). I must say I ​find his schoolboy (= ​childish) humour ​rathertiresome.
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humour noun (MOOD)

C2 [C or U] formal the ​state of ​yourfeelings: You ​seem in a very good humour today.

humourverb [T]

UK (US humor) uk   /ˈhjuː.mər/  us   /-mɚ/
to do what someone ​wants so that they do not ​becomeannoyed or ​upset: I ​applied for the ​job just to humour my ​parents.
(Definition of humour from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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