Hu"mor*ist, n. [Cf. F. humoriste.]
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.
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.
© Webster 1913.