Definition of Humoresque

1. Noun. (music) A composition that is playful in attitude and tone. ¹



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Definition of Humoresque

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humoresque

humoral
humoral antibodies
humoral doctrine
humoral immune response
humoral immunities
humoral immunity
humoral pathology
humoral theory
humoralism
humoralisms
humoralist
humoralists
humored
humoresk
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humoresque (current term)
humoresques
humorful
humoring
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humorised
humorises
humorising
humorism
humorist
humoristic
humoristically
humorists
humorize
humorized

Literary usage of Humoresque

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1. The New Poetry: An Anthology by Harriet Monroe, Alice Corbin Henderson (1917)
"humoresque To some the fat gods Give money, To some love; But the gods have given me Money and love: Not too much money, Nor quite enough love! ..."

2. New Voices: An Introduction to Contemporary Poetry by Marguerite Ogden Bigelow Wilkinson (1922)
"... THE SANTA Ffi TRAIL—A humoresque / asked the old negro, "What is that bird thai sings so well?" He answered, "That is the Rachel-Jane. ..."

3. Music Appreciation Taught by Means of the Phonograph, for Use in Schools by Kathryn Emilie Stone (1922)
"VIII humoresque, Dvorak The violin sings this song. (Play the record.) Close your eyes and listen. (Play the record again. ..."

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