Examples of jester in a Sentence
a gentle jester, the cartoonist more often tries to evoke a broad smile than a hearty guffaw
the king called for some much-needed entertainment from his jester
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In between, the experience was punctuated by a few jokes from court jesters and sword fight or two.
Without the standards of middlebrow taste enforced by a mass viewership or corporate sponsors, Twitter’s political jesters are free to be arcane, absurd, nihilistic, or (sigh) cruel.
But under his flip exterior — and Mr. McGrath makes hay of Carl’s wit — the show’s resident jester is angry at the disease that is killing his friends.
Much of the excitement came from a superb performance by the luminous Italian soprano Rosa Feola, making her Lyric debut as Gilda, the virginal daughter of the title character, a bitterly angry jester in the court of the libertine Duke of Mantua.
The brainy, self-analytical singer does, however, have a penchant for too-clever-by-half court jester antics that gain him plenty of media attention but threaten to overshadow his music.
Though comic buffoons and yokels are scattered through a number of Shakespeare’s tragedies, Lear’s universe is relentlessly bleak, and the Fool, despite his jingling, is neither oaf nor jester.
Arrive on the hour to watch bears (the city’s symbol), a cockerel, jester and other characters strike bells and spin around.
And Riggs, courtesy of Steve Carell, is a cartoon: loud, bawdy, shameless, mildly pathetic, opportunistically insincere, a little desperate, a jester in misogynist drag.
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Synonymscard, comedian, comic, droll, farceur, funnyman, gagger, gagman, gagster, humorist, joker, jokester, wag, wit
Related Wordscomedienne, entertainer; banterer, cutup, kidder, knockabout, practical joker, prankster, quipper, quipster, teaser, wisecracker; buffoon, clown, fool, harlequin, zany; caricaturist, lampooner, parodist, satirist
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