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Noun: pantaloon  ,pan-tu'loon
  1. Trousers worn in former times
Noun: Pantaloon
  1. A character in the commedia dell'arte; portrayed as a foolish old man
     
  2. A buffoon in modern pantomimes; the butt of jokes

Derived forms: pantaloons

Type of: buffoon, character, clown, dack [Austral, NZ], dak [Austral, NZ], fictional character, fictitious character, pant [N. Amer], trouser

Encyclopedia: Pantaloon