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Harlequinnoun [C]

uk   /ˈhɑː.lɪ.kwɪn/  us   /ˈhɑːr-/
a ​humorouscharacter in ​plays at the ​theatre, ​especially in the past, who ​wearsbrightlycolouredclothes with a diamondpattern
(Definition of Harlequin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Harlequin”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指过去身穿鲜艳服装的)喜剧角色,丑角…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指過去身穿鮮豔服裝的)喜劇角色,丑角…
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