What is another word for buffoonery?

1419 synonyms found


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Synonyms for Buffoonery:

How to use "Buffoonery" in context?

The word buffoonery is derived from the French buffoon, which in turn is derived from the Italian buffone, both of which mean "jester". The English word buffoonery has been in use since the late 16th century and originally referred to the antics of the jester in a court or palace. Over time, the term has come to be used more generally to describe any kind of foolish, clownish behavior.

In general, buffoonery is characterized by nonsensical or crazy behavior, usually displayed for amusement or to entertain others. It can also be used to describe someone or something that is considered foolish or eccentric.

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