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Noun1.humourist - someone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way
entertainer - a person who tries to please or amuse
lampooner, parodist - mimics literary or musical style for comic effect
punster - someone overly fond of making puns
ironist, ridiculer, satirist - a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm
wag, wit, card - a witty amusing person who makes jokes
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Very fine, indeed, sir," she returned, with something of a blush, and a shy deprecating look that seemed to beg me not to notice the peculiarly quaint antics which the wind, evidently a humourist, chose at that moment to execute with the female garments upon the line.
Henceforth we have to follow the spectacle of a man who was a mere whip-top for calamity; on whose unmerited misadventures not even the humourist can look without pity, and not even the philosopher without alarm.
He was a humourist in his way; and there was an absurd side to the situation which rather amused him.
ISLAMABAD -- The 40th death anniversary of prominent Urdu poet, humourist, travelogue writer and columnist Ibn-e-Insha was observed on Thursday.
HUMOURIST and broadcaster Alan Coren has died from cancer, aged 69.