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humorist in Literature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhumoristhu‧mor‧ist /ˈhjuːmərɪst $ ˈhjuː-, ˈjuː-/ noun [countable]  TCNsomeone, especially a writer, who tells funny storiescomedian
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humoristBut Tom was also one of rugby's most engaging humorists.Later, when other humorists stepped into her territory, she remained the funniest and dearest of them all.The humorists needed to find new caricatures for the clergy; the older, fox-hunting parson was replaced by fanatic young curates.