Hu"mor*ist, n. [Cf. F. humoriste.]

1. Med.

One who attributes diseases of the state of the humors.


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

He [Roger de Coverley] . . . was a great humorist in all parts of his life. Addison.


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

The reputation of wits and humorists. Addison.


© Webster 1913.

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