sense of humor

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sense of humor

1. An ability to enjoy or say things that are funny. My dad had an amazing sense of humor. He'd always have us in stitches whenever he started telling one of his stories! I was just joking, for crying out loud! Don't you have a sense of humor?
2. The part of one's personality that determines what specifically one considers to be funny or appreciates as humorous. I've got a pretty weird sense of humor, so bizarre comedies like these are right up my alley. Slapstick has never really fit with my sense of humor.
See also: humor, of, sense

sense of humor

the ability to appreciate good humor and jokes; the ability to create jokes and say funny things. Does he have a sense of humor? He looks like he has never laughed in his life.
See also: humor, of, sense
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DAME Judi Dench has said all of the leading men she's acted with have had "glorious senses of humour" except for one.
She said: "I don't know the answer to who is my favourite leading man, except that all of them, bar one I think, had glorious senses of humour. "And no, I'm not going to tell you who the one was."
Officers will be taught to be aware of differences in law, attitudes and even senses of humour between the two nations.