humorist

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humorist (plural humorists)

  1. A person who writes or performs humorous material.
    • 1922, Ben Travers, chapter 1, The Cuckoo in the Nest[1]:
      Peter, after the manner of man at the breakfast table, had allowed half his kedgeree to get cold and was sniggering over a letter. Sophia looked at him sharply. The only letter she had received was from her mother. Sophia's mother was not a humourist.

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