Humorist vs Twainian - What's the difference?

humorist | twainian |


As a noun humorist

is a person who writes or performs humorous material.

As an adjective twainian is

of or pertaining to (samuel langhorne clemens, 1835-1910), american author and humorist, or to his works.

humorist

English

Alternative forms

* humourist

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person who writes or performs humorous material.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=
  • , title=The Cuckoo in the Nest , chapter=1 citation , passage=Peter, after the manner of man at the breakfast table, had allowed half his kedgeree to get cold and was sniggering over a letter. Sophia looked at him sharply. The only letter she had received was from her mother. Sophia's mother was not a humourist .}}

    Coordinate terms

    * comedian / comedienne * comic * clown * jester

    twainian

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to (Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910), American author and humorist, or to his works.
  • English eponyms