HUMOROUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HUMOROUS
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 a.  funny, or making someone laugh
Classic Sentence: (120 in 9 pages)
1  They were affectionate, humorous, discursive, but not the letters of a lover.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
2  He came in, his ears red from the cold, his pinkish hair awry, and stood looking down at her, a faintly humorous smile on his lips.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
3  She took this in what seemed the only possible way, with a laugh intended to sink the question itself in his humorous treatment of it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
4  Carol was shuddering with the vicarious shame which sensitive people feel when they listen to an "elocutionist" being humorous, or to a precocious child publicly doing badly what no child should do at all.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
5  There was also a humorous office-boy.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
6  Carol was left to Dave, who tried to entertain her with humorous accounts of Ella Stowbody's fondness for chocolate peppermints.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
7  He was a bulky, gauche, noisy, humorous man, with narrow eyes, a rustic complexion, large red hands, and brilliant clothes.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
8  Look now at Stubb; a man who from his humorous, deliberate coolness and equanimity in the direst emergencies, was specially qualified to excel in pitchpoling.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
9  Tranquilly permitting these irregular cursings to evaporate, Stubb then in a plain, business-like, but still half humorous manner, cursed Pip officially; and that done, unofficially gave him much wholesome advice.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 93. The Castaway.
10  Usually, when Lena referred to her life in the country at all, she dismissed it with a single remark, humorous or mildly cynical.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: IV
11  He looked like a humorous philosopher who had hitched up one shoulder under the burdens of life, and gone on his way having a good time when he could.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: II
12  He seemed to hear some one make a humorous remark in a low tone.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 11
13  I smiled at the notion; it seemed to me at the time to be humorous; and I made my preparations with the most studious care.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
14  Clifford was really clever at that slightly humorous analysis of people and motives which leaves everything in bits at the end.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
15  The reddleman vented a low humorous laugh when he saw his adversary return with these.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 8 A New Force Disturbs the Current
Example Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  An exuberant player with attractive tones on both tenor and alto, Red Holloway is also a humorous blues singer.
2  Leavening his decisions with humorous, down-to-earth anecdotes, Judge Walker was not at all the pedantic legal scholar.
3  What I find so humorous is that Obama has said what you guys have WANTED TO HEAR since he announced his presidency in Jan 2007.
4  His humorous remark made everyone laugh.
5  John Lennon found time to publish two books of his humorous prose.
6  He has his own brand of humor and always brings laugh for us.
7  I like to give names that either illustrate the character or are wildly misappropriate for the sake of humor.
8  Accept that you're a pimple and try to keep a lively sense of humor about it.
9  His humor lacked the light touch; his jokes were always ponderous.
10  He was in an expansive humor, cheerfully urging his guests to join in the Christmas feast.
11  He'd been slim with a full head of wavy Black-Irish hair and a certain flair for fashion and humor.
12  The sardonic humor of nightclub comedians who satirize or ridicule patrons in the audience strikes some people as amusing and others as rude.
13  The humor of cartoonist Gary Trudeau often is satirical; through the comments of the Doonesbury characters, Trudeau ridicules political corruption and folly.
14  Even if you're only a freshman, it's no compliment to be told your humor is sophomoric.
15  I attack politicians with the one weapon they don't have, a sense of humor.