Friday, October 24, 2008


hu·mor [ hymər ]

noun (plural hu·mors)


1. funny quality: the quality or content of something such as a story, performance, or joke that elicits amusement and laughter
couldn't see the humor in it

2. ability to see something as funny: the ability to see that something is funny, or the enjoyment of things that are funny
He has no sense of humor.

3. funny things as genre: writings and other material created to make people laugh

4. somebody's usual temperament: somebody's character or usual attitude
a writer of melancholy humor

5. mood: a temporary mood or state of mind

6. history body fluid: according to medieval science and medicine, any of the four main fluids of the human body, blood, yellow bile, black bile, or lymph, that determined somebody's mood and temperament