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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His jester grin, easily mistaken for a sign of apathy, is actually the opposite.
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.
Going back to at least ancient Rome, clowning figures were jesters and pranksters who teased the populace and spoke impolite truths.
Haunted house fanatics realize that the realm of horror has a caste system, from the lowly court jester of the neighborhood garage haunted house to the stylish King of the Dead, Halloween Horror Nights.
Kind of cool that the jesters get to be kings for a change.
Dunn, Margera’s red-bearded jester, and Zachary Hartwell, a production assistant on the movie Jackass Number Two, both died at the scene.
However, the French international is also something of a court jester, endearing himself to the Citizens' faithful with his hilarious banter, no matter their seniority and rank.
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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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