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Synonyms for buffoon



Synonyms for buffoon

a rude or vulgar fool

a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior

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Being a buffoon is one thing but when he represents the people of this country to other countries around the world, one would hope for a degree of maturity and applied reason and common sense.
After all, this is the man who said of himself (something like): "I just put on this act of being a bumbling buffoon simply to wrong foot my opponents
We are making progress, but I said that last summer and I'm particularly mindful of extolling the virtue of the fact that I'm going to seal three magnificent deals and then look like an absolute buffoon on the 31st of January when we've got no players in the building
It's one thing playing the court jester on Have I Got News For You and people dismissing him as a bumbling buffoon, but, somehow, this bumbling buffoon became the Mayor of London and is being tipped as a future Tory leader and, therefore, potential Prime Minister.
Truly terrible news pop buffoon Justin Bieber has apparently reversed his decision about never returning to the UK and will definitely be coming back to our shores.
Not because he's a buffoon, because he's a million miles from that.
Queen buffoon is Siobhan Sharpe (Jessica Hynes) - Head of Brand and director of Perfect Curve - the PR firm given the job of putting a positive spin on the bumbling efforts of the deliverance committee.
The man is a total buffoon and the sooner he's gone the better
Beneath the carefully constructed veneer of a blithering buffoon," he once said of himself, "there lurks a blithering buffoon.
London is a world-class city, the last thing we need is a world-class buffoon as a Tory candidate for mayor," she said.
He's no buffoon on the order of red-haired and thoroughly goony Roderigo, but an incarnation of utter evil?
I believe that the professor can play the role of the buffoon and the director when teaching literature to engage students in class and help them discuss and write about literature in a more pleasant and enjoyable way.
Buffoon, an ungainly, unpromising horse, is sent there to be trained, and Tessa is drawn to him so deeply that the experience for both of them is almost mystical.
In this case he makes his appearance in the guise of Rush Donald, Logan's haughty, buffoon of a boss.
Hanging to the left along the gallery wall beyond Manet's Christ were Velazquez's Bacchus, 1628-29; The Forge of Vulcan, 1630; The Dwarf Francisco Lezcano 1643-45; and The Buffoon Pablo de Valladolid, 1636-37, known in Manet's day as The Tragic Actor.