Buffoon and Zany

Buffoon

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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

Zany is a synonym for buffoon in clown topic. In some cases you can use "Zany" instead a noun "Buffoon", when it comes to topics like person, comedian, clownlike person. popular alternative
Nearby Words: buffoonery, buffo
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Zany

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Zany noun – A comically dressed performer (as at a circus) who entertains with playful tricks and ridiculous behavior.
Usage example: hired a zany to entertain the children at the birthday party

Buffoon is a synonym for zany in clown topic. You can use "Buffoon" instead a noun "Zany", if it concerns topics such as person, comedian, person who is wildly funny. popular alternative
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