from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Cheerful; amiable.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. happy, cheerful, amiable
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a cheerful spirit and demeanor; cheerful; good-tempered. See good-natured.
- adj. Disposed to please.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Characterized by good humor; of a cheerful, tranquil, or unruffled disposition or temper; actuated by good or friendly feeling.
- Uttered or done in a pleasant, kindly way, without malice or ill nature: as, a good-humored remark.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. disposed to please
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He was known as a good-humored neighbor on the tidy cul-de-sac where he lived in Medford.
First Impression: Leo is described as a good-humored, attractive man who enjoys drinking and women—but shouldn’t necessarily be trusted with either.
I studied the pair of them, thinking that Jack might be losing his patience with Lily, too, but his expression was good-humored.
He was a good-humored hero who, while capable of daring-do, was more at home singing love songs and lullabies.
The minstrels were embowered in greenery as they played waltzes and quadrilles, which were danced with great zest, and the hall rang with good-humored laughter . . .
There was some good-humored laughter, and the ice was broken.
He was fiercely intelligent and good-humored, and he had proved his loyalty repeatedly to the unit that had unofficially adopted him.
His selfless generosity, his healing patience, his good-humored affection.
I expected to read about some crack-pot or delusional teen-ager, but instead the leader of the Cult of Cthulhu is intelligent, good-humored, and seems well-adjusted.
Thirty years later, the “gaybies” what the good-humored offspring of baster-wielding lesbians and gays call themselves are all grown up, and are as huge a pain in the ass as the young adult offspring the rest of us had naturally.
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