in a pleasant mood, cheerful, good natured

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  • 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

  • Good-humored — Good hu mored, a. Having a cheerful spirit and demeanor; cheerful; good tempered. See {Good natured}. [WordNet sense 2] [1913 Webster] 2. Disposed to please. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: amiable, agreeable, good humored, likable, likeable. [WordNet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • good-humored — [adj] funny, happy affable, amiable, buoyant, cheerful, cheery, complaisant, congenial, easy, genial, good natured, good tempered, lenient, merry, mild, obliging, pleasant, smiling; concept 404 Ant. ill humored, morose, sad, unfunny, unhappy …   New thesaurus

  • good-humored — [good′hyo͞o′mərd] adj. having or showing good humor; cheerful and agreeable good humoredly adv …   English World dictionary

  • good-humored — index benevolent, obeisant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • good-humored — adjective disposed to please an amiable villain with a cocky sidelong grin Hal Hinson • Syn: ↑amiable, ↑good humoured • Similar to: ↑good natured • Derivationally related forms: ↑good humouredness …   Useful english dictionary

  • good-humored — adjective Disney insisted on hiring only the most good humored of personnel Syn: genial, affable, cordial, friendly, amiable, easygoing, approachable, good natured, cheerful, cheery; companionable, comradely, sociable, convivial; informal chummy… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • good-humored — good′ hu′mored adj. having or showing a pleasant, amiable mood Also, esp. brit. good′ hu′moured. Etymology: 1655–65 good′ hu′mored•ly,adv. good′ hu′mored•ness,n …   From formal English to slang

  • good-humored — good hu|mored [ gud hjumərd ] adjective friendly, happy, and not easily annoyed or upset ╾ good hu|mored|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • good-humored — adjective Date: 1662 good natured, cheerful • good humoredly adverb • good humoredness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • good humored — Synonyms and related words: affable, agreeable, amiable, bonhomous, buoyant, cheerful, cheery, complaisant, cordial, easy, easy natured, genial, gentle, good natured, good tempered, lenient, mild, obliging, smiling, sweet, sweet tempered, well… …   Moby Thesaurus

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