Austen, Eliot, and James sometimes complemented their essential seriousness with humorous minor characters and subplots.
But unlike the usual guarded presence one often gets with the wife of a governor, Mrs. Jindal was warm, friendly, and humorous.
The posts range from YouTube videos and humorous political cartoons to traditional articles.
How to Be Inappropriateby Daniel Nester A TMI compendia of inappropriate and humorous nonfiction.
Indeed, the most effective ads on our list are those that use a product within a narrative, whether in a humorous way or not.
Regimental annuals of a humorous kind existed but were not encouraged.
His experience with one such officer in the War Department was humorous.
"There is not much longer to wait," he said, neither grim nor humorous, simply unvarying.
"I judge by past performances," she said, her humorous eyes on him.
The fads and foibles of humanity can be good-naturedly exposed in humorous articles that have no sting.
early 15c., "relating to the body humors," a native formation from humor, or else from Middle French humoreux "damp," from Old French humor (see humor (n.)). The meaning "funny" dates from 1705 in English. Related: Humorously; humorousness.