Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining or relating to medical humorism: as, the humoristic theory; humoristic remedies.
  • Pertaining to or like a humorist; characteristic of a humorist or of humorists.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a humorist.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to a humorist or his or her style.

Etymologies

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humorist +‎ -ic

Examples

  • The Bernesque type, that is, the humoristic, was created by him and bears his name.

    Initiation into Literature

  • Anton Pavlovitch Chekhov had already shown in his very first stories that he was able to discover in the murky sea of triviality its tragically somber jokes; one has only to read carefully his "humoristic" stories to be convinced how much cruelty and depravity the author saw and hid with modest shame under the exterior of droll and comical situations.

    Personal Recollections of Anton Pavlovitch Chekhov

  • It is one of the most respected and oldest French newspapers, despite its often humoristic tone.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • They want to escape the realityand to identify themselves toimaginary and humoristic heroes.

    Halloween inspiration from the past (Photos)

  • It is one of the most respected and oldest French newspapers, despite its often humoristic tone.

    canard - French Word-A-Day

  • She created a cynical-humoristic surrealistic world.

    Artists: Israeli, 1970 to the Present.

  • She created humoristic poetry that combines imagination, reality and the absurd as it arises from unexpected situations, and especially from the personification of objects and animals rooted in reality.

    Children's Literature in Hebrew.

  • Some also have an added touch of humor, such as the stories of Hannah Horn (b. 1922), who immigrated to Israel from Los Angeles and brought a humoristic and absurd dimension to illustrated literature for preschoolers.

    Children's Literature in Hebrew.

  • Alternatively, critics suggested that the humoristic “intention” of the writers must necessarily dissolve, or altogether undercut, misogyny.

    Medieval Hebrew Literature: Portrayal of Women.

  • This is a bittersweet, humoristic look at contemporary culture, the power of the media and their transformation of human beings into their servants.

    Ruth Ziv-Ayal.

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