Humerous vs. Humorous: What's the Difference?
"Humerous" is an incorrect spelling of the word "humorous," which describes something that is funny or amusing.
Which is correct: Humerous or Humorous
How to spell Humorous?
Humerous is Incorrect
Humorous is Correct
Think of "humor" as the root of "humorous," and remember it has no 'e' after 'm.'
Associate the "ou" in "humorous" with "you" laughing, as the word implies something funny.
Use mnemonic "HU-MO-R-O-U-S spells laughs for us" to remember the sequence of letters.
Remember that the correct spelling has the suffix "-ous" which is common in adjectives like "dangerous."
Memorize the phrase "Humorous is uproarious," which both rhyme and are spelled with an "o-u."
Humerous and Humorous Definitions
Humerous is an incorrect spelling of humorous.
Humorous describes something designed to be funny or to amuse.
He gave a humorous speech at the wedding.
It also denotes a whimsical or playful quality.
The child gave a humorous interpretation of the story.
Humorous can indicate irony or sarcasm.
His humorous remark caught everyone off guard.
In literature, humorous refers to a comic or light-hearted tone.
The novel was humorous, making readers laugh out loud.
In the context of behavior, humorous describes a person who often makes jokes.
She's always been the humorous one in the family.
Full of or characterized by humor; funny
A humorous story.
Employing or showing humor; witty
A humorous writer.
(Archaic) Given to moods or whims; capricious.
(Obsolete) Damp; moist.
Full of humor or arousing laughter; funny.
The waiters were so humorous - one even did a backflip for us, when we asked him.
Showing humor; witty, jocular.
(obsolete) Damp or watery.
(obsolete) Dependent on or caused by one's humour or mood; capricious, whimsical.
Moist; humid; watery.
All founts wells, all deeps humorous.
Subject to be governed by humor or caprice; irregular; capricious; whimsical.
Rough as a storm and humorous as the wind.
Full of humor; jocular; exciting laughter; playful; as, a humorous story or author; a humorous aspect.
Full of or characterized by humor;
In a humorous vein
What is the pronunciation of humorous?
/ˈhjuː.mər.əs/ or in American English, /ˈhjuːmərəs/
Which vowel is used before humorous?
Typically, the article "a" precedes "humorous."
Why is it called humorous?
It comes from the word "humor," indicating a quality of being amusing or funny.
What is the root word of humorous?
The root word is "humor."
Which conjunction is used with humorous?
"And" as in "funny and humorous."
What is the verb form of humorous?
The related verb is "humor," as in "to humor someone."
What is the singular form of humorous?
Humorous (it is an adjective, not a noun).
Is humorous a noun or adjective?
Is humorous a negative or positive word?
Which preposition is used with humorous?
"About" as in "humorous about something."
Which article is used with humorous?
"A" or "the" depending on context.
Is humorous an abstract noun?
No, it is an adjective.
Is humorous a vowel or consonant?
It starts with a consonant (H).
What is the plural form of humorous?
N/A (it is an adjective).
What part of speech is humorous?
What is the second form of humorous?
Is the word humorous imperative?
Is the humorous term a metaphor?
What is the opposite of humorous?
Serious or humorless
Which determiner is used with humorous?
"A" or "an"
Is humorous an adverb?
Is humorous a collective noun?
How many syllables are in humorous?
How do we divide humorous into syllables?
What is another term for humorous?
What is the first form of humorous?
N/A (it is an adjective)
What is the third form of humorous?
How is humorous used in a sentence?
"His humorous anecdotes made him the life of the party."
Is humorous a countable noun?
No, it is an adjective.
What is a stressed syllable in humorous?
The first syllable "hu" is stressed.
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