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Good humor man

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Good humor man a travelling vendor who sells Good Humor ice-cream (or some similar ice-cream) from a small refrigerated truck; he usually drives slowly through residential neighborhoods in summertime, loudly playing some distinctive recorded music to announce his presence.
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Usage

In literature:

Their leader was a man full of laughter and good-humor.
"A Little Union Scout" by Joel Chandler Harris
I was glad to see a good-humored man again.
"A Confederate Girl's Diary" by Sarah Margan Dawson
The man laughed good-humoredly.
"A Voyage with Captain Dynamite" by Charles Edward Rich
His manner was good-humored as he bowed to her and though she almost hated the man she was conscious of a faint respect for him.
"The Long Portage" by Harold Bindloss
The man had his virtues: he was rash, but he seldom failed to face the consequences with whimsical good-humor.
"Prescott of Saskatchewan" by Harold Bindloss
The voices were those of a man and a woman in no good humor with each other.
"A Tar-Heel Baron" by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
He was puzzled by the man's good humor; he was watchful for sudden stratagems.
"Children of the Desert" by Louis Dodge
The good humor was hearty rather than inventive or articulate, but one man had had the genius to invent a comic device.
"Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 2, February 1886" by Various
He makes no ceremony whatever with one, and of course is a very fine man in society, all mirth and good humor.
"Stories of Authors, British and American" by Edwin Watts Chubb
Dick is all very well when he is in a good humor, but time and dressmaking wait for no man.
"Not Like Other Girls" by Rosa N. Carey
At least, this blind man had not been successful, and Philip could afford to be good-humored.
"Claire" by Leslie Burton Blades
The sacristan awoke at last, rubbed his good eye, and, in a very bad humor, reproached the man.
"Friars and Filipinos" by Jose Rizal
The elder man smoked and smiled and shrugged his shoulders good-humoredly.
"The Galaxy, Volume 23, No. 2, February, 1877" by Various
Though good-humored, he seemed a man of few words.
"The Girl in the Mirror" by Elizabeth Garver Jordan
The man's face wore a good-humored sneer.
"Cynthia's Chauffeur" by Louis Tracy
His appearance is that of a man, and on his countenance the most perfect good-humor; his conversation by no means denies his stature.
"Lives of Celebrated Women" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
She thought of two or three good, manly suitors whose protestations of love had left her cold and humorously critical.
"The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop" by Hamlin Garland
There is nothing that puts a man in a good humor so quickly as laughing at his jokes.
"Bikey the Skicycle and Other Tales of Jimmieboy" by John Kendrick Bangs
Good found his grandmother in no better humor when he came back from the interview with the naked man.
"Western Scenes and Reminiscences" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
Good found his grandmother in no better humor when he came back from the interview with the naked man.
"The Indian in his Wigwam" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
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In news:

The local Good Humor man may have less goodies in his freezer this summer after shortage.
The Good Humor man, or woman, may be a bit shorthanded this summer.
A man with a sense of humor is always a good thing.
Lester was a quiet man who lived a life of integrity, good humor and unwavering love for his family.
The Summertime tradition of grabbing some ice cream from the good humor man might be in jeopardy this summer.
The ice cream man could run out of Good Humor bars.
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