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buf·foon

 (bə-fo͞on′)
n.
1. A clown; a jester: a court buffoon.
2. A person given to clowning and joking.
3. A ludicrous or bumbling person; a fool.

[French bouffon, from Old Italian buffone, from buffa, jest, from buffare, to puff, of imitative origin.]

buf·foon′er·y (bə-fo͞o′nə-rē) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.buffoonery - acting like a clown or buffoonbuffoonery - acting like a clown or buffoon  
foolery, tomfoolery, lunacy, craziness, folly, indulgence - foolish or senseless behavior
schtick, schtik, shtick, shtik - (Yiddish) a prank or piece of clowning; "his shtik made us laugh"

buffoonery

Translations

buffoonery

[bəˈfuːnərɪ] Nbufonadas fpl

buffoonery

[bəˈfuːnəri] (old-fashioned) nbouffonneries fpl

buffoonery

nClownerie f

buffoonery

[bəˈfuːnərɪ] nbuffoneria