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The quality of being funny and funny situations

humour

noun

something said or done that is funny

irony

noun

a form of humour in which you use words to express the opposite of what the words really mean

wit

noun

the ability to use words in a clever way to make people laugh

humour

noun

the quality that makes a situation or entertainment funny

slapstick

noun

humour that is based on physical actions such as people hitting each other or falling over, rather than on the clever use of language

ribaldry

noun

rude humour based on sex

hilarity

noun

a situation in which people laugh a lot

levity

noun

a way of speaking or behaving that shows you do not think something is very serious

comedy of errors

noun

a situation so full of silly mistakes and problems that it is funny

gallows humour

noun

humour about unpleasant or serious things such as death or disease

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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