Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of humourist.

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Examples

  • Wherefore they were forever after called humourists -- and ruined.

    The Thunders of Silence

  • Based on preliminary results, I gotta tell ya, it don't look good for Sean (and, by default, conservative 'humourists' everywhere).

    bastard.logic

  • Among the new humourists she thought Evelyn Waugh to be one of the most comic and gifted.

    From the archive, 19 January 1929: Modern novelists under attack

  • According to the guidelines, "Professional political satirists and humourists are exempt from the ban on offensive or mean-spirited commentary."

    Why, after all, I can't resist the iPad

  • The Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour has been awarded since 1947 “as a means to honour the dean of Canadian humourists and to perpetuate humorous writing in Canada.”

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour has been awarded since 1947 “as a means to honour the dean of Canadian humourists and to perpetuate humorous writing in Canada.”

    Never Shoot a Leacock Medal Winner

  • Last year you posted a sketch by Aussie humourists Clark & Dawe.

    Subprime financial crisis | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • Here are some thoughts courtesy of the humourists at The Onion.

    War in Iraq

  • Anybody else can expect to have all the usual ridiculing brickbats but even the humourists seem to have gone into hiding (perhaps not surprising given the reaction to The New Yorker's front cover).

    Smoking Guns and the Morality of Parliamentary Privilege

  • Others maintain a distance from their characters, investing an omniscient narrator with a distinct voice - like humourists, for example, suffusing their narrative with the arch attitude of an after-dinner spinner of anecdotes and tall tales - or simply keeping the prose impersonal, devoid of attitude.

    What Is Style?

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