Definition of humourous:
hilarious, seriocomical, ironic, comical, ironical, tongue-in-cheek, mirthful, tragicomic, wry, sidesplitting, joking, gilbertian, screaming, dry, clownish, facetious, slapstick, killing, ludicrous, ridiculous, risible, waggish, clowlike, jocose, humorous, funny, seriocomic, buffoonish, amusing, bantering, jocular, buffoonish, zany, uproarious, witty, laughable, farcical, jesting, comic, tragicomical, droll.
- "Views and Reviews", Henry James.
- "The Adventures of Jimmie Dale", Frank L. Packard.
I had noticed the same thing when the lady who had passed emerged from the shadows of the path into the sunshine of the glade, but I did not speak of it now; partly because he gave me no opportunity, partly because I was almost too astonished to speak at all, for I was no longer under the delusion that he had any humourous or whimsical intention.- "The Guest of Quesnay", Booth Tarkington.