Definition of Buffoon. Meaning of Buffoon. Synonyms of Buffoon

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Definition of Buffoon

Buffoon
Buffoon Buf*foon", a. Characteristic of, or like, a buffoon. ``Buffoon stories.' --Macaulay. To divert the audience with buffoon postures and antic dances. --Melmoth.
Buffoon
Buffoon Buf*foon", v. i. To act the part of a buffoon. [R.]
Buffoon
Buffoon Buf*foon", v. t. To treat with buffoonery. --Glanvill.
Buffoon
Buffoon Buf*foon", n. [F. bouffon (cf. It. buffone, buffo, buffa, puff of wind, vanity, nonsense, trick), fr. bouffer to puff out, because the buffoons puffed out their cheeks for the amusement of the spectators. See Buffet a blow.] A man who makes a practice of amusing others by low tricks, antic gestures, etc.; a droll; a mimic; a harlequin; a clown; a merry-andrew.

Meaning of Buffoon from wikipedia

- meaning storyteller or minstrel. Other earlier terms included fol, disour, buffoon and bourder. These terms described entertainers who differed in their skills...
- Balakirev The Buffoon (Russian: Шут Балакирев, romanized: Shut Balakirev) is a 2002 Russian televised version of 1999 Lenkom theatrical presentation,...
- between 1915 and 1921. It is sometimes known as "The Tale of the Buffoon", or simply "The Buffoon". There also exists a symphonic suite from the ballet, Op. 21...
- A stock character is a dramatic or literary character representing a generic type in a conventional, simplified manner and recurring in many fictional...
- but dimwitted). They've been sent to rescue the King's son, the Prince Buffoon, who has been kidnapped by the evil Amoniak. Both goblins can pick up and...
- In ancient Rome, a balatro was a professional jester or buffoon. Balatrones were paid for their jests, and the tables of the wealthy were generally open...
- in Much Ado About Nothing. His Bene**** was pla**** as an officer-cl**** buffoon with a moustache and a braying laugh. In 2005, he pla**** Prince Hal in...
- strip, which ran from 1940 to 1943, featured Mussolini as an arrogant buffoon. "Der Mussolini" is a hit single by the German electropunk/Neue Deutsche...
- Review. 90 (2): 48–52. doi:10.1257/aer.90.2.48. ISSN 0002-8282. "A bold buffoon". theguardian.com. 23 April 2007. Guriev, Sergei; Tsyvinski, Aleh (2010)...
- enthusiasm for the song waned after Waylon Jennings told Cash he looked "like a buffoon" in the music video (which was showcased during Cash's 1984 Christmas TV...
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