good-humored [good-hyoo-merd or, often, -yoo-] SynonymsExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. 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 sunny, cheerful, affable, cheery, warm-hearted. 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.

    Little Dorrit

    Charles Dickens

  • Montigny had been an actor, and was plump and good-humoured.

    My Double Life

    Sarah Bernhardt

  • 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.

    The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete

    Madame du Hausset, an “Unknown English Girl” and the Princess Lamballe

  • The easy and good-humoured internationalism of tourist-life is at an end.

    Mountain Meditations

    L. Lind-af-Hageby

  • He is treated with good-humoured contempt and kindly patronage.

    Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)

    William Delisle Hay

  • British Dictionary definitions for good-humoured good-humoured adjective

    1. being in or expressing a pleasant, tolerant, and kindly state of mind

    Derived Formsgood-humouredly, adverbgood-humouredness, noun

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