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How to Pronounce humour?

Correct pronunciation for the word "humour" is [hjˈuːmə], [hjˈuːmə], [h_j_ˈuː_m_ə].

"Humour" in context

Humour is an important part of everyday life. It adds some light-heartedness and fun to conversations, events and situations. It can also enrich our lives in many ways. For example, humour can be used as a way to cope with difficult emotions, to break down barriers between people's different beliefs, and to create moments of joy. Humour can come in many different forms. It can be a clever joke, an anecdote, or something more subtle like the use of irony. Humour can also come in the form of physical comedy, such as slapstick, or the act of clowning around.

What are similar-sounding words for humour?

Usage over time for humour:

This graph shows how "humour" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Synonyms for Humour:


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