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This word may also be spelled "humour."
humor
noun
1. (comic quality) (United States)
a. el humor (M)
His books have a specific sense of satirical humor.Sus libros tienen un sentido de humor satírico particular.
b. la gracia (F)
The humor of the situation was lost on her.A ella no le hizo ninguna gracia la situación.
2. (mood) (United States)
a. el humor (M)
The boss isn't in a very good humor today.El jefe no está de muy buen humor hoy.
3. (medicine) (United States)
a. el humor (M)
The aqueous humor is the fluid in the front and rear chambers of the eye.El humor acuoso es el fluido que se encuentra en la cámara anterior y posterior del ojo.
transitive verb
4. (to indulge) (United States)
a. seguir la corriente
If you don't want Mom to ground us, just humor her, and don't talk back.Si no quieres que mamá nos castigue, síguele la corriente y no le contestes.
humor, humor
[ˈhjuːmə(r)]
noun
1. humor (m) (in general) (Estados Unidos); gracia (f) (of a situation, a story)
  • sense of humor, humor sentido (m) del humor
  • to be in good/bad humor, humor (Formal) estar de buen/mal humor
transitive verb
2. complacer (indulge)
humor [ˈhjuːməʳ]
noun
transitive verb
(US)
humor
masculine noun
1. (emotional state)
a. mood
Mi esposa está embarazada y sus cambios de humor me están volviendo loco.My wife is pregnant and her mood swings are driving me crazy.
2. (comic quality)
a. humor (United States)
Desafortunadamente, no tenemos el mismo sentido de humor.Unfortunately, we don't have the same sense of humor.
b. humour (United Kingdom)
El humor negro satiriza temas serios como la muerte.Black humour satirizes serious matters like death.
3. (medicine)
a. humor (United States)
El humor vítreo es un gel claro que se encuentra entre la lente y la retina del ojo.The vitreous humor is a clear gel which is between the lens and the retina of the eye.
b. humour (United Kingdom)
Hay cuatro humores en el cuerpo humano: sangre, flema, bilis amarilla y bilis negra.There are four humours in the human body: blood, phlegm, yellow bile, and black bile.
humor
masculine noun
1. mood (estado de ánimo) ; temperament (carácter)
  • estar de buen/mal humor to be in a good/bad mood
  • estar de un humor de perros to be in a filthy mood
2. humor (gracia)
  • un programa de humor a comedy program
  • no tiene sentido del humor she doesn't have a sense of humor
  • en vez de enfadarme, me lo tomé con humor rather than get upset, I just laughed it off
  • humor negro black humor
3. mood (ganas)
  • no estoy de humor I'm not in the mood
  • no está de humor para ponerse a cocinar she doesn't feel like cooking
4. humor (anatomy)
humor
1 (estado de ánimo) mood; humour; humor; (EEUU) temper
buen humor good humour; good mood; en un tono de mal humor in an ill-tempered tone; estar de buen/mal humor to be in a good/bad mood; be in a good/bad temper; me pone de mal humor it puts me in a bad mood; no tengo humor para fiestas I'm not in a party mood; seguir el humor a algn to humour sb; go along with sb's mood
un humor de perros a filthy mood o temper
2 (gracia) humour; humor; (EEUU) humorousness (formal)
humor negro black humour
humor
(Med) (Biología) humour; humor; (EEUU)
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