Moisture, especially, the moisture or fluid of animal bodies, as the chyle, lymph, etc.; as, the humors of the eye, etc.
- The quality that makes something laughable or amusing; funniness: could not see the humor of the situation.
- That which is intended to induce laughter or amusement: a writer skilled at crafting humor.
- The ability to perceive, enjoy, or express what is amusing, comical, incongruous, or absurd. See Synonyms at wit1.
- One of the four fluids of the body, blood, phlegm, choler, and black bile, whose relative proportions were thought in ancient and medieval physiology to determine a person's disposition and general health.
- Physiology A body fluid, such as blood, lymph, or bile.
- Physiology Aqueous humor.
- Physiology Vitreous humor.
- A person's characteristic disposition or temperament: a boy of sullen humor.
- An often temporary state of mind; a mood: I'm in no humor to argue.
- A sudden, unanticipated whim. See Synonyms at mood1.
- Capricious or peculiar behavior.
- To comply with the wishes or ideas of; indulge.
- To adapt or accommodate oneself to. See Synonyms at pamper.
- out of humor In a bad mood; irritable.