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buffoon

noun [C] uk   /bəˈfuːn/ us  
a person who does silly things, usually to make other people laugh: Doesn't he get tired of playing the buffoon in class?
buffoonery
noun [U] uk   /bəˈfuː.nər.i/ us    /-nɚ-/
Translations of “buffoon”
in Chinese (Traditional) 小丑, 滑稽可笑的人…
in Russian шут…
in Turkish aptal, salak, şapşal (argo)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小丑, 滑稽可笑的人…
in Polish bufon…
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