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Definition of "humouring" [humouring]

  • Present participle of humour. (verb)

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Use "humouring" in a sentence
  • "But the pro-Slavery champions, in humouring whose extravagant pretensions the best years of his life had been spent, did not forgive him for this eleventh-hour desertion of their cause."
  • "The old darky looked puzzled, but Mrs. Crittenden, still with the idea of humouring him, nodded for him to obey, and the old man turned toward the stable."
  • "The humouring was a little difficult, however; and such indications of a droop in his invention as presented themselves in portions of _Bleak"