buffo

noun buf·fo \ ˈbü-(ˌ)fō \

Definition of buffo

plural buffi play \-(ˌ)fē\ or buffos
:clown, buffoon; specifically :a male singer of comic roles in opera

Examples of buffo in a Sentence

  1. in the comic opera, the buffo shared his entrance aria with a grimacing mime

Origin and Etymology of buffo

Italian, from buffone


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