Humorsome Hu"mor*some, a. 1. Moody; whimsical; capricious. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]

The commons do not abet humorsome, factious arms. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

2. Jocose; witty; humorous. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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