Synonyms of humour in English:

humour


See UK English definition of humour

noun

1‘the humour of the situation is central to the film’

SYNONYMS
comical aspect, comic side, funny side, comedy, funniness, hilarity, jocularity
absurdity, absurdness, ludicrousness, drollness, facetiousness
satire, irony
ANTONYMS

seriousness

2‘the familiar stories are spiced up with humour’

SYNONYMS
jokes, joking, jests, jesting, quips, witticisms, witty remarks, funny remarks, puns
wit, wittiness, comedy, jocularity, waggishness, drollery, repartee, badinage, banter, raillery
doubles entendres, bons mots
informal gags, wisecracks, cracks, one-liners

3‘his good humour was infectious’

SYNONYMS
mood, temper, disposition, temperament, frame of mind, state of mind
spirits

verb

1‘she was always humouring him to prevent trouble’

SYNONYMS
indulge, pander to, yield to, bow to, cater to, give way to, give in to, go along with, comply with, adapt to, accommodate
pamper, spoil, overindulge, cosset, coddle, mollycoddle, mollify, soothe, placate, gratify, satisfy
ANTONYMS

stand up to