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A short, lively piece of music.
- ‘The humoresques are late examples of this, written, I believe, before the Finnish government granted the composer a lifetime stipend.’
- ‘This humoresque was founded upon song from the Broadway show Sinbad.’
Late 19th century: from German Humoreske, from Humor humor.
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