An unforeseen but important difficulty, fact, or circumstance.
An actor who plays comic parts
A ludicrous, buffoonish character in old comedies who attempts feebly to mimic the tricks of the clown.
(Prison jargon) A child molester.
A buffoon character appearing in stage and street performances.
A fellow; a guy.
An opera singer, generally a bass, who plays a comic role
A comic book.
(Now Rare) A droll person; jester
A person with little or no judgment, common sense, wisdom, etc.; silly or stupid person; simpleton
(Person, proper) A traditional comic character in pantomime, who wears a mask and spangled, diamond-patterned tights of many colors and sometimes carries a wooden wand or sword
A person skilled in the expression of humor; esp., a professional writer or teller of amusing stories, jokes, etc.
A person with profound intellectual disability having a mental age below three years and generally unable to learn connected speech or guard against common dangers. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.
(US, slang, pejorative) A dull or stupid person.
A person who jests; esp., a professional fool employed by a medieval ruler for amusement
A disease or disorder producing symptoms like those of another.
The definition of a playboy is a man who has lots of casual sex.
One who plays tricks or pranks.
The words or other products of expression used in this way:
A comical or humorous person; joker; wit
Intellectual ability; faculty of thinking, reasoning.
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