Humorous and Playful


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Humorous adjective – Causing or intended to cause laughter.
Usage example: “most humorous costume” went to the girl dressed as Little Bo Peep

Playful is a synonym for humorous in amusing topic. In some cases you can use "Playful" instead an adjective "Humorous", when it comes to topics like facetious, jocular, funny.
Nearby Words: humor, humoring, humour, humored, humorist
Synonyms for Humorous


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Playful adjective – Given to good-natured joking or teasing.
Humorous is a synonym for playful in amusing topic. You can use "Humorous" instead an adjective "Playful", if it concerns topics such as facetious, jocular, light-hearted, joking.
Nearby Words: play, played, playfulness, playing, playfully
Synonyms for Playful

Things that words describes

manner humorous manner playful manner
style humorous style playful style
look humorous look playful look
nod humorous nod playful nod
Other nouns: nature, scene, show, way, fashion, tone, characters, personality, side, version, banter, lyrics, antics, songs, adventures.

Both words in one sentence

  • Faux Affably Evil The Tribe: The Techno leader Ram, while not really pleasant, maintains a humorous and playful demeanor while reveling in his own wickedness.
  • Series / The Tribe Faux Affably Evil: Ram, while not really pleasant, maintains a humorous and playful demeanor while revelling in his own wickedness.
  • And the music changes from a suspenseful piece to a more humorous and playful arrangement.
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