Humorously



[hyoo-mer-uh s or, often, yoo-] /ˈhyu mər əs or, often, ˈyu-/

adjective
1.
characterized by ; funny; comical:
a humorous anecdote.
2.
having or showing the faculty of ; droll; facetious:
a humorous person.
/ˈhjuːmərəs/
adjective
1.
funny; comical; amusing
2.
displaying or creating humour
3.
(archaic) another word for capricious
adj.

early 15c., “relating to the body humors,” a native formation from humor, or else from Middle French humoreux “damp,” from Old French humor (see humor (n.)). The meaning “funny” dates from 1705 in English. Related: Humorously; humorousness.

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