humourous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From humour +‎ -ous.

Adjective[edit]

humourous (comparative more humourous, superlative most humourous)

  1. (chiefly UK, uncommon, nonstandard) Alternative spelling of humorous

Usage notes[edit]

  • The Oxford Dictionary states that "the spelling humourous is regarded as an error" in both British and American English.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ humorous Oxford Dictionaries. Retrieved: 2014-04-03.