Buffoon - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |bəˈfuːn|  American pronunciation of the word buffoon
Brit.  |bəˈfuːn|  British pronunciation of the word buffoon

noun

- a rude or vulgar fool (syn: clown)
- a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior (syn: clown, goof, goofball)

Examples

Stop acting like a buffoon.

...the children at the birthday party giggled at the buffoon's silly tricks...

Word forms

noun
singular: buffoon
plural: buffoons
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