Definition of good-humored in English:

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good-humored

Pronunciation: /ˈɡo͝odˌ(h)yo͞omərd/

adjective

Genial; cheerful.
Synonyms
genial, affable, cordial, friendly, amiable, easygoing, approachable, good-natured, cheerful, cheery;
informal chummy

Derivatives

good-humoredly

Pronunciation: /ˈɡo͝odˌ(h)yo͞omərdlē/
adverb
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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Syllabification: good-hu·mored

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