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Noun: buffoon  bu'foon
  1. A rude or vulgar fool
    - clown
     
  2. A person who amuses others by ridiculous behaviour
    - clown, goof, goofball [N. Amer], merry andrew [archaic], droll [archaic]

Derived forms: buffoons

Type of: boofhead [Austral], charlie [Brit], comedian, comic, donkey, drongo [Austral, NZ], fool, funnyman, galah [Austral], juggins [Brit], jughead [N. Amer], mampara [S.Africa], meathead, moegoe [S.Africa], muggins [Brit], nit [Brit], sap, tomfool

Encyclopedia: Buffoon