What does humorist mean?

Definitions for humorist
ˈhyu mər ɪst; often ˈyu-hu·morist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. humorist, humouristnoun

    someone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way

GCIDE

  1. Humoristnoun

    One who displays humor in speaking or writing; one who has a facetious fancy or genius; a wag; a droll; especially, one who writes or tells jokes as a profession.

    Etymology: [Cf. F. humoriste.]

Wiktionary

  1. humoristnoun

    a person who writes or performs humorous material

Webster Dictionary

  1. Humoristnoun

    one who attributes diseases of the state of the humors

    Etymology: [Cf. F. humoriste.]

  2. Humoristnoun

    one who has some peculiarity or eccentricity of character, which he indulges in odd or whimsical ways

    Etymology: [Cf. F. humoriste.]

  3. Humoristnoun

    one who displays humor in speaking or writing; one who has a facetious fancy or genius; a wag; a droll

    Etymology: [Cf. F. humoriste.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of humorist in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of humorist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of humorist in a Sentence

  1. James Thurber:

    The wit makes fun of other persons the satirist makes fun of the world the humorist makes fun of himself.

  2. Homer McLin:

    A humorist is a fellow who realizes, first, that he is no better than anybody else, and, second, that nobody else is either.

  3. David Litt:

    Maybe Donald Trump is the kind of dry, deadpan humorist who does great material about how terrific dictators are - but if that's the case, he should wait until he retires as president to start breaking out that particular part of his act.

  4. Leo Rosten:

    Humor is, I think, the subtlest and chanciest of literary forms. It is surely not accidental that there are a thousand novelists, essayists, poets or journalists for each humorist. It is a long, long time between James Thurbers

  5. James Thurber:

    The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself, but in so doing, he identifies himself with people --that is, people everywhere, not for the purpose of taking them apart, but simply revealing their true nature.

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