Comedian and Humorist


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Comedian noun – A person (as a writer) noted for or specializing in humor.
Usage example: struggled to eke out a living as a comedian in nightclubs

Humorist is a synonym for comedian in comic topic. In some cases you can use "Humorist" instead a noun "Comedian", when it comes to topics like person, wit, laughter, funny person. popular alternative
Nearby Word: comedy
Synonyms for Comedian


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Humorist noun – A person (as a writer) noted for or specializing in humor.
Usage example: Mark Twain is perhaps America's most beloved humorist

Comedian is a synonym for humorist in person topic. You can use "Comedian" instead a noun "Humorist", if it concerns topics such as wit, laughter, funny man. popular alternative
Nearby Words: humor, humorous, humourist
Synonyms for Humorist

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Both words in one sentence

  • Every comedian points to him as the original "transgressive," anything-goes humorist whose seminal routines begat Richard Pryor, George Carlin, Steve Martin, Andy Kaufman, and everything else that differentiates modern stand-up from the days of Bob Hope & Danny Thomas.
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