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English definition of “buffoon”

buffoon

noun [C]     /bəˈfuːn/
a person who does silly things, usually to make other people laugh: Doesn't he get tired of playing the buffoon in class?Stupid and silly people buffoonery     /bəˈfuː.nər.i/ US  /-nɚ-/ noun [U] Stupid and silly behaviour
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