humoresque

(redirected from humoresk)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

hu·mor·esque

 (hyo͞o′mə-rĕsk′)
n. Music
A whimsical or fanciful composition.

[German Humoreske, from Humor, humor, from English humor.]

humoresque

(ˌhjuːməˈrɛsk) or

humoresk

n
(Classical Music) a short lively piece of music
[C19: from German Humoreske, ultimately from English humour]

hu•mor•esque

(ˌhyu məˈrɛsk; often ˌyu-)

n.
a musical composition of humorous or capricious character.
[1875–80; < German Humoreske]
Translations