buf·foon a. Characteristic of, or like, a buffoon. “Buffoon stories.”
To divert the audience with buffoon postures and antic dances. --Melmoth.
buf·foon, v. i. To act the part of a buffoon. [R.]
Buf·foon, v. t. To treat with buffoonery.
buf·foon n. A man who makes a practice of amusing others by low tricks, antic gestures, etc.; a droll; a mimic; a harlequin; a clown; a merry-andrew.
n 1: a rude or vulgar fool [syn: clown]
2: a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior [syn: clown,