Buffoon and Droll


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Buffoon noun – A comically dressed performer (as at a circus) who entertains with playful tricks and ridiculous behavior.
Usage example: the children at the birthday party giggled at the buffoon's silly tricks

Droll is a synonym for buffoon in clown topic. In some cases you can use "Droll" instead a noun "Buffoon", when it comes to topics like comedian, clownlike person.
Nearby Words: buffoonery, buffo
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Droll noun – A person (as a writer) noted for or specializing in humor.
Usage example: the drolls of late-night TV had a field day with that senator's sexual shenanigans

Buffoon is a synonym for droll in clown topic. You can use "Buffoon" instead a noun "Droll", if it concerns topics such as comedian.
Nearby Words: drollery, drolling
Synonyms for Droll
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Droll and Buffoon. (2016). Retrieved 2020, November 27, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/buffoon/droll
Buffoon & Droll. N.p., 2016. Web. 27 Nov. 2020. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/buffoon/droll>.
Droll or Buffoon. 2016. Accessed November 27, 2020. https://thesaurus.plus/related/buffoon/droll.

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