Synonyms of humour in English:

humour


See definition of humour

noun

1‘the humour of the situation is central to the film’

SYNONYMS

comical aspect, comic side, funny side, comedy, funniness, hilarity, jocularity

absurdity, absurdness, ludicrousness, drollness, facetiousness

satire, irony

ANTONYMS

seriousness

2‘the familiar stories are spiced up with humour’

SYNONYMS

jokes, joking, jests, jesting, quips, witticisms, witty remarks, funny remarks, puns

wit, wittiness, comedy, jocularity, waggishness, drollery, repartee, badinage, banter, raillery

doubles entendres, bons mots

informal gags, wisecracks, cracks, one-liners

3‘his good humour was infectious’

SYNONYMS

mood, temper, disposition, temperament, frame of mind, state of mind

spirits


verb

1‘she was always humouring him to prevent trouble’

SYNONYMS

indulge, pander to, yield to, bow to, cater to, give way to, give in to, go along with, comply with, adapt to, accommodate

pamper, spoil, overindulge, cosset, coddle, mollycoddle, mollify, soothe, placate, gratify, satisfy

ANTONYMS

stand up to