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,...
- 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...
- uncanny ability to play yet another character who's often an insufferable buffoon with not a speck of self-awareness" but criticized the hit-and-miss humor...
- Côte-d'Or, a town in the French département of Côte-d'Or Buffon (crater), a lunar crater Cape Buffon, a headland in South Australia Bouffant Buffoon...
- Schindler enjo**** outsmarting the ****s, who regarded him as a bit of a buffoon. "They don't quite take him seriously, and he used that to full effect...
- by Devendra Goel and Jeevan Mrityu by Rajshri Productions. He pla**** a buffoon called Popatlal in Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai, and since then the name became...
- A stock character is a dramatic or literary character representing a generic type in a conventional, simplified manner and recurring in many fictional...
- by the other characters in the series, and typically was portra**** as a buffoon, her death was constructed mostly for humor. Ed, Sam, Delinda, and Mary...
- the rustic fool characters of ancient Gr**** and Roman theatre. Rustic buffoon characters in Cl****ical Gr**** theater were known as sklêro-paiktês (from...
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