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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the middle ages.

Usage examples (37)
  • A shame, as the jester is the only sane one in the court.
  • You know, and they used to say that the jester is the only person who could tell the truth to the king.
  • The court jester is the canary in the cage, giving us all fair warning of what could be.
  • The jester is the guy that can be heard making jokes no matter where he is standing on the field. for more
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  • A good "jester" (a person who tells jokes) will use "gestures" (movements to express an attitude) to make the jokes even funnier.
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