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humoresque

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noun hu·mor·esque \ˌhyü-mə-ˈresk, ˌyü-\

Definition of humoresque

  1. :  a typically whimsical or fanciful musical composition



Origin and Etymology of humoresque

German Humoreske, from Humor, from Medieval Latin


First Known Use: 1889


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