Definition of good-humoured in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌɡʊdˈhjuːməd/


Naturally cheerful and friendly; genial: a good-humoured and tolerant man there was much good-humoured heckling
genial, friendly, affable, cordial, congenial, amiable, warm, easy-going, approachable, sympathetic, well disposed, good-natured, cheerful, cheery, neighbourly, hospitable, companionable, comradely, bluff, easy to get along with;
informal chummy, pally
British informal matey
North American informal buddy-buddy, clubby, regular



Pronunciation: /ˌɡʊdˈhjuːmədli/
Example sentences
  • Like one moment she'll be really mad at you and the next, she'll be laughing good-humoredly.
  • ‘Well, it's a start,’ I said good-humoredly, staring out my window, where as far as I could see it was raining continuously.
  • He thought for awhile, still smiling good-humoredly.

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