buffoon

  1. a rude or vulgar fool
  2. a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior

Buffoon

Buffoon is British slang for a stupid person.
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Buffoon

Buf·foon' noun [ French bouffon (cf. Italian buffone , buffo , buffa , puff of wind, vanity, nonsense, trick), from 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 pr...
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Buffoon

Buf·foon' adjective Characteristic of, or like, a buffoon. ' Buffoon stories.' Macaulay. « To divert the audience with buffoon postures and antic dances. Melmoth. »
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Buffoon

Buf·foon' intransitive verb To act the part of a buffoon. [ R.]
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Buffoon

Buf·foon' transitive verb To treat with buffoonery. Glanvill.
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Buffoon

• (n.) 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. • (v. t.) To treat with buffoonery. • (a.) Characteristic of, or like, a buffoon. • (v. i.) To act the part of a buffoon.
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Buffoon

A buffoon is a merry-andrew, a clown, a jester. The term comes from the Italian buffone, from buffare, to jest, to sport. Buffo, in Italian, is the name given to a comic actor; a burlesque play is called a commedia buffa, and a comic opera opera buffa. The Italians, however, distinguish the buffo cantante, which requires good singing, from the buff...
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buffoon

a rude or vulgar fool
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