buffoon

Definition of buffoon

buf`foon´
n.1.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.
a.1.Characteristic of, or like, a buffoon.
To divert the audience with buffoon postures and antic dances.
- Melmoth.
v. i.1.To act the part of a buffoon.
v. t.1.To treat with buffoonery.

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