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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hu·mor·ist /ˈhjumərɪst, ˈju-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hu·mor·ist, n.
 1. Med. One who attributes diseases of the state of the humors. [archaic]
 2. One who has some peculiarity or eccentricity of character, which he indulges in odd or whimsical ways.
    He [Roger de Coverley] . . . was a great humorist in all parts of his life.   --Addison.
 3. One who displays humor in speaking or writing; one who has a facetious fancy or genius; a wag; a droll; especially, one who writes or tells jokes as a profession.
    The reputation of wits and humorists.   --Addison.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : someone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way [syn: humourist]