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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At the ticket-taker bottleneck, someone wore a jester hat.
Jaques’s fellow philosopher is Touchstone (Dan Hodge, adept at both physical and verbal comedy), a brilliant wit whose role is court jester.
Another word to the wise: That masked jester standing next to you in line might actually be Peter Jackson, so be nice to everyone aroud you.
Yet, in director Clare Moncrief's current production, because of the focus given them, the characters who make the most lasting impact are Trinculo and Stephano, the jester to the king and the drunken butler.
Booth played the part of Jingles, who held forth in a court jester costume in the imaginary kingdom of Boofland.
Apart from inspiring folktales, people with Williams also may have been in demand as court jesters in medieval and Renaissance Europe.
In his telling, the mischief-loving jester Puck is a seductive surfer, charmingly inhabited by Avan Jogia.
Jesters, cabaret performers, and all manner of mysterious intrigue awaits those who descend upon Boom, Belgium the final two weekends of July (21-23 and 28-30).
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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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: a man who in the past was kept by a ruler to amuse people by acting silly and telling jokes
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