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sense of humour

This page is about the collocation sense of humour

collocation pattern: noun + noun

Meaning

an ability to see and express humour, or the funny side of things

For example

  • Sally wants a boyfriend with a good sense of humour.

  • Clive James said, "A sense of humour is common sense, dancing."

Quick Quiz

People with a sense of humour can

a. remember bad jokes

b. avoid too much humour

c. make things seem funny

Contributor: Matt Errey