1. a comic, absurd, or incongruous quality causing amusement
2. an instance of being or attempting to be comical or amusing; something humorous: The humor in his joke eluded the audience.
3. the stories we laugh at because we are just so happy it is happening to someone else
“Humor, to be comprehensible to anybody, must be built upon a foundation with which he is familiar. If he can’t see the foundation the superstructure is to him merely a freak” ~ Mark Twain
“A pun is the lowest form of humor, unless you thought of it yourself.” ~ Doug Larson
“Humor is merely tragedy standing on its head with its pants torn.” ~ Irvin S. Cobb