good humor

noun
a cheerful and agreeable mood (Freq. 3)
Syn: ↑good humour, ↑good temper, ↑amiability
Ant: ↑ill humor
Derivationally related forms: ↑amiable (for: ↑amiability)
Hypernyms: ↑temper, ↑mood, ↑humor, ↑humour
Hyponyms: ↑jollity, ↑jolliness, ↑joviality

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ˌgood ˈhumour [good humour good-humoured good-humouredly] (especially US ˌgood ˈhumor) noun uncountable, singular
a cheerful mood

Everyone admired her patience and unfailing good humour.

He was in a good humour this morning.

Opp: ill humour
Derived Words:good-humoured good-humouredly
See also:good-humored good-humoredly

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Good humor — Good Good, a. [Compar. {Better}; superl. {Best}. These words, though used as the comparative and superlative of good, are from a different root.] [AS. G[=o]d, akin to D. goed, OS. g[=o]d, OHG. guot, G. gut, Icel. g[=o][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. god, Goth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Good-humor — Good Good, a. [Compar. {Better}; superl. {Best}. These words, though used as the comparative and superlative of good, are from a different root.] [AS. G[=o]d, akin to D. goed, OS. g[=o]d, OHG. guot, G. gut, Icel. g[=o][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. god, Goth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • good humor — n. a cheerful, agreeable, pleasant mood …   English World dictionary

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  • Good Humor — Good Hu|mor trademark a type of ↑ice cream sold in the US …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • good humor — good′ hu′mor n. a cheerful or amiable mood • Etymology: 1610–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • good humor — n 1. gaiety, jocundity, joyousness, gay spirits, high spirits, good spirits; light heart, levity, optimism, sunniness; amiability, pleasantness, likableness, good naturedness; joviality, jocularity, jollity; exhilaration, vivacity, alacrity;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • good-humor — n. Cheerfulness, cheer, joyousness, good spirits, flow of spirits …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • good humor — a cheerful or amiable mood. [1610 20] * * * …   Universalium

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