Antic and Buffo


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Antic noun – A playful or mischievous act intended as a joke.
Buffo and antic are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Buffo" instead a noun "Antic".
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Buffo noun – A comically dressed performer (as at a circus) who entertains with playful tricks and ridiculous behavior.
Usage example: in the comic opera, the buffo shared his entrance aria with a grimacing mime

Antic and buffo are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Antic" instead a noun "Buffo". archaic substitute
Nearby Word: buffoon
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