Synonyms for Humorist:

n.

compiler, amanuensis, farceur, laughter, zany, copy editor, jokester, critic, biographer, diarist, quipster, censor, commentator. comedian (noun)
jester, comic, joker, clown, wit, cutup, card, jokester.
humorist (noun)
columnist, cutup, comedian, wit, playwright, author, essayist, prankster, actor, scriptwriter, buffoon, copywriter, Banterer, dramatist, punster, comic, card, wag, word smith, jester, joker, gagman, clown, belletrist, humourist, funnyman, writer.
person (noun)
humourist.
zany (noun)
zany.

Other synonyms:

farceur, jokester, quipster. zany. Other relevant words:
humourist, diarist, jokester, critic, quipster, farceur, compiler, zany.

Usage examples for humorist

  1. Artemus Ward was in the height of his fame, and he encouraged his new- found brother- humorist and prophesied great things of him. – Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine
  2. They are making you out a humorist – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson
  3. Hardy is a humorist Jefferies is not. – The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies by Walter Besant