4.2.8 Humor

Use this domain for words related to humor.

OMC Codes: 
522 Humor
Louw Nida Codes: 
25L Laugh, Cry, Groan x
  • What words refer to humor in general?
    humor, comedy, comic relief, fun, caprice, fooling, kidding, joshing, wittiness, salt, whim, drollery, jocularity, levity, mirth
  • What words refer to a person's sense of humor (ability to joke)?
    sense of humor, (have a real) funny bone, (be/have a great) wit
  • What words refer to something said humorously?
    joke, pun, play on words, word play, riddle, jest, gag, wisecrack, witticism, pleasantry, banter, badinage, retort, repartee, riposte, ridicule, quip, one-liner, flash of wit, comeback, gag, crack
  • What words refer to something done humorously?
    joke, play a joke on, prank, play a prank on, farce, clowning, fooling around, tomfoolery, buffoonery, horseplay, monkey business
  • What words describe something that is humorous?
    humorous, funny, hilarious, hysterical, silly, comical, ludicrous, amusing, comic, absurd, facetious, droll, laughable, zany,
  • What is a person called who jokes?
    comedian, humorist, joker, jokester, wit, wag, comic, clown, jester, buffoon, punster, fool, practical joker, gagman, wisecracker
  • What words are used of joking?
    to joke, be witty, jest, crack a joke, make pun, to pun, make fun of, make sport of, retort, banter, kid, wisecrack, come back at, josh, clown
  • What words describe a person's sense of humor?
    witty, comic, jocular, droll, smart, dry wit, slapstick, fun, facetious, waggish, comical, salty
  • What words describe a person who jokes?
    witty, quick-witted, smart, jocular, droll, funny, waggish, facetious, whimsical, humorous, comic
  • What words indicate the joking manner in which a person acts or speaks?
    humorously, jokingly, jestingly, in jest, in sport, in play, in fun, not seriously