good-humored [good-hyoo-merd or, often, -yoo-] SynonymsExamplesWord Origin adjective
- having or showing a pleasant, amiable mood: a good-humored man; a good-humored remark.
Also especially British, good-hu·moured. Origin of good-humored First recorded in 1655–65 Related formsgood-hu·mored·ly, adverbgood-hu·mored·ness, nounSynonyms for good-humored, , , , . Examples from the Web for good-humoured Historical Examples of good-humoured
Yet I am sure they are both so considerate, good-humoured, and reasonable, that he might spare them.
Montigny had been an actor, and was plump and good-humoured.
The celebrated Haydn was, even at the age of 74, when I last saw him at Vienna, till the most good-humoured bon vivant of his age.
Madame du Hausset, an “Unknown English Girl” and the Princess Lamballe
The easy and good-humoured internationalism of tourist-life is at an end.
He is treated with good-humoured contempt and kindly patronage.
William Delisle Hay
British Dictionary definitions for good-humoured good-humoured adjective
- being in or expressing a pleasant, tolerant, and kindly state of mind
Derived Formsgood-humouredly, adverbgood-humouredness, noun