humouring meaning


    Definition of humouring in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFhumourSGhumoursPT, PPhumouredSUF-ing
    1. present participle of humour.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • She was in no humour for conversation with anyone but himself; and to him she had hardly courage to speak.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Further, the joint-glands themselves grow rigid, and secern less of their proper humour.
        • Charles had not been employed at Darracott Place above six months, but he was not such a whopstraw as to make the least noise in the performance of his duties when his lordship was out of humour.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Present participles

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en rumouring
      2. en armouring
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      Meaning of humouring for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "humouring" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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