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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And the Gridiron Dinner, where journos put on musical skits for the ruling class like so many medieval jesters, all but prancing in motley and curly-toed boots, makes me ill.
Take, for example, a royal throne that doubles as a whoopee cushion and emits fart noises and a jester door that tells bad knock-knock jokes.
The Australian director set Verdi's startling drama about a hunchback court jester who arranges to kill his boss (the Duke having raped his daughter) among Beverly Hills celebrity and seedy Venice Beach.
During the performance, students - playing the roles of The Royal Family, knights, jesters, ladies in waiting, and other characters - entertain via jokes, dances, singing, and other activities.
Guests will be greeted by the Royal Statue, which consists of a king, queen, jester, knight, wizard and princess.
He was defeated for re-election in the March 1, 2016 Republican primary by Robert Morrow, an eccentric gadfly known for wearing a jester hat before Dickey reclaimed the chairmanship.
Yet, as a Google image search would suggest, Beard is not strictly some kind of all-smiles, cuddly jester.
Queen Angela was first, proceeded by a whirling-dervish jester.
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: a man who in the past was kept by a ruler to amuse people by acting silly and telling jokes
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