A good-humoured person or atmosphere is pleasant and cheerful.

Charles was brave and remarkably good-humoured...

It was a good humoured conference.

(in AM, use good-humored)

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  • good-humoured — adj. Same as {good humored}. [Chiefly Brit.] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • good-humoured — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ genial or cheerful …   English terms dictionary

  • good-humoured — /ˈgʊd hjuməd/ (say good hyoohmuhd) adjective having or showing a pleasant, amiable mood: a good humoured woman. Also, good humored. –good humouredly, adverb –good humouredness, noun …  

  • good-humoured — BrE good humored AmE adjective naturally cheerful and friendly: Jo is always remarkably good humoured whatever happens. good humouredly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • good-humoured — adjective genial; cheerful. Derivatives good humouredly adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • good-humoured — UK [ˌɡʊd ˈhjuːmə(r)d] / US [ɡʊdˈhjumərd] adjective friendly, happy, and not easily annoyed or upset Derived word: good humouredly adverb …   English dictionary

  • good-humoured — adj. genial, cheerful, amiable. Derivatives: good humouredly adv …   Useful english dictionary

  • good-humoured — [ˌgʊd ˈhjuːməd] adj friendly, happy, and not easily annoyed or upset …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • good humour — BrE good humor AmE n [U] a happy, friendly character or attitude to life ▪ At eighty her eyes still sparkled with good humour. >good humoured adj ▪ He was patient and good humoured. >good humouredly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • good-humored — good humoredly, adv. good humoredness, n. /good hyooh meuhrd/ or, often, / yooh /, adj. having or showing a pleasant, amiable mood: a good humored man; a good humored remark. Also, esp. Brit., good humoured. [1655 65] Syn. sunny, cheerful,… …   Universalium

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