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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The one-hour show includes Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty and Rapunzel, who introduce audiences to their silly new friend, a court jester used to making royalty laugh.
And, thanks to one high-profile, strangely fortuitous career nosedive, no jester will ever bomb that big again.
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First Known Use of jester
JESTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of jester for English Language Learners
: a man who in the past was kept by a ruler to amuse people by acting silly and telling jokes
JESTER Defined for Kids
Definition of jester for Students
: a person formerly kept in royal courts to amuse people
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