From Middle English humour, from Old French humor, from Latin humor, correctly umor (moisture), from humō, correctly umō (to be moist).
humor (usually uncountable, plural humors) (American spelling)
- The quality of being amusing, comical, funny.
- A mood, especially a bad mood; a temporary state of mind or disposition brought upon by an event; an abrupt illogical inclination or whim.
- He was in a particularly vile humor that afternoon.
- Either of the two regions of liquid within the eyeball, the aqueous humor and vitreous humor.
humor (third-person singular simple present humors, present participle humoring, simple past and past participle humored)
- To pacify by indulging.
- I know you don't believe my story, but humor me for a minute and imagine it to be true.
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