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Humorous vs. Witty

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Humorousadjective

Full of humor or arousing laughter; funny.

‘The waiters were so humorous - one even did a backflip for us, when we asked him.’;

Wittyadjective

(obsolete) Wise, having good judgement.

Humorousadjective

Showing humor; witty, jocular.

Wittyadjective

(archaic) Possessing a strong intellect or intellectual capacity; intelligent, skilful, ingenious.

Humorousadjective

(obsolete) Damp or watery.

Wittyadjective

Clever; amusingly ingenious.

‘His speech was both witty and informative.’;

Humorousadjective

(obsolete) Dependent on or caused by one's humour or mood; capricious, whimsical.

Wittyadjective

Full of wit.

‘His frequent quips mark him as particularly witty.’;

Humorousadjective

Moist; humid; watery.

‘All founts wells, all deeps humorous.’;

Wittyadjective

Quick of mind; insightful; in possession of wits.

‘She may have grown older, but she has grown no less witty.’;

Humorousadjective

Subject to be governed by humor or caprice; irregular; capricious; whimsical.

‘Rough as a storm and humorous as the wind.’;

Wittyadjective

Possessed of wit; knowing; wise; skillful; judicious; clever; cunning.

Humorousadjective

Full of humor; jocular; exciting laughter; playful; as, a humorous story or author; a humorous aspect.

Wittyadjective

Especially, possessing wit or humor; good at repartee; droll; facetious; sometimes, sarcastic; as, a witty remark, poem, and the like.

Humorousadjective

full of or characterized by humor;

‘humorous stories’; ‘humorous cartoons’; ‘in a humorous vein’;

Wittyadjective

combining clever conception and facetious expression;

‘his sermons were unpredictably witty and satirical as well as eloquent’;

Humorousadjective

causing laughter and amusement; comic

‘a humorous and entertaining talk’;

Wittyadjective

showing or characterized by quick and inventive verbal humour

‘Marlowe was charming and witty’; ‘a witty remark’;

Humorousadjective

having or showing a sense of humour

‘his humorous grey eyes’;

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