Definition of humorist in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhjuːm(ə)rɪst/


A humorous writer, performer, or artist: the world’s best humorists and cartoonists
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  • ‘Yes it has, hasn't it,’ says the Oxfordshire humorist, writer, entertainer, comedienne and broadcaster.
  • Eddie, the writer's father, was a humorist and legendary editor.
  • You'll meet authors and artists, mothers and fathers, cops and lawyers, gamers and hackers, cooks and waitresses, humorists and essayists.
comic writer, writer of comedy, wit, wag;
informal card, laugh, scream, hoot, riot, barrel of laughs
informal, dated caution

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