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Hu"mor*ous (?), a. [Cf. L. humorosus, umorosus, moist. See Humor.]


Moist; humid; watery.


All founts wells, all deeps humorous. Chapman.


Subject to be governed by humor or caprice; irregular; capricious; whimsical.


Rough as a storm and humorous as the wind. Dryden.


Full of humor; jocular; exciting laughter; playful; as, a humorous story or author; a humorous aspect.

Syn. -- Jocose; facetious; witty; pleasant; merry.


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