Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a humorous manner.
  • With humor; pleasantly; jocosely.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Capriciously; whimsically.
  • adverb Facetiously; wittily.

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  • adverb In a humorous manner; jocularly

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a humorous manner

Etymologies

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From humorous +‎ -ly.

Examples

  • I thought the term humorously outrageous in American Pie and then annoying once it became widely "accepted".

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  • A "Ribu" is the term humorously coined for a mountain in Indonesia with an elevation of (as the name suggests) at least 1,000 meters.

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  • There is so much "bottom dressing," or "butt dressing" as I call it humorously these days, and to put it sympathetically, it is not the fault of women.

    Alfred Augustus Glendening 1861-1903

  • There is so much "bottom dressing," or "butt dressing" as I call it humorously these days, and to put it sympathetically, it is not the fault of women.

    Alfred Augustus Glendening 1861-1903

  • Mani is so great in Hindi [humorously] ... it was the easiest way to explain to him.

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  • I thought the term humorously outrageous in American Pie and then annoying once it became widely “accepted”.

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  • Elizabeth, who was regarded in her set as a wit, a reputation acquired by reason of the fact that she possessed a certain knack for adapting slang humorously (for there was no originality to her alleged wit), now bent her head and looked at her brother incredulously.

    Kindred of the Dust

  • The eyes that now rested on her humorously were the beautiful eyes which had once looked into her soul.

    The New Magdalen

  • The next batch of ads -- collectively dubbed "Syndrome" -- continue the theme of "search overload" but present the idea humorously, a far cry from the overly dramatic "Manifesto" spot that kicked off the estimated $100 million marketing campaign from WPP agency JWT.

    Advertising Age - Homepage

  • That is what I was kind of humorously trying to do there with that video.

    CNN Transcript Jan 15, 2009

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