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buffoonnoun [C]

uk   /bəˈfuːn/ us   /bəˈfuːn/
(Definition of buffoon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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buffoonnoun [C]

us   /bəˈfun/
a person who does silly things, sometimes intentionally, that make other people laugh: He was not the buffoon that people said he was.
(Definition of buffoon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “buffoon”
in Chinese (Simplified) 小丑, 滑稽可笑的人…
in Turkish aptal, salak, şapşal (argo)…
in Russian шут…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小丑, 滑稽可笑的人…
in Polish bufon…
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