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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who is silly or a clown.

Usage examples (30)
  • Pierre acted like a buffoon at Maria's party.
  • The word buffoon comes mostly to mind, along with yes-man of the highest order.
  • I know you love Al Gore but the buffoon is gone, even his home state didn't want him.
  • Unfortunately this vain buffoon interpreted it as a measure of his personal popularity. for more
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