Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Music A whimsical or fanciful composition.

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  • n. A composition that is playful in attitude and tone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A musical composition of humorous or capricious character; a caprice.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

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