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English definition of “Harlequin”


noun [C]     /ˈhɑː.lɪ.kwɪn/ US  /ˈhɑːr-/
a humorous character in plays at the theatre, especially in the past, who wears brightly coloured clothes with a diamond patternCasting, roles and scripts
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