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 dining room of his more casual space bears hints of a French Quarter tourist trap, with Mardi Gras beads and jester’s masks slung over a wall sconce.
With the other hand, the jester points his finger at the puppet, scolding him.
Right, the court jester who once leaned into James during a timeout and blew in his ear.
Trump’s unorthodox presidency has been a boon for the satire industry: Many late-night hosts are reaping more jokes and greater cultural authority by continuing the Shakespearean tradition of the jester speaking truth to power.
Graham Burk stands out as Lavache, a classic Shakespearean clown, the knowing court jester offering incisive commentary.
The deep-browed acrobat and the ample jester resemble, respectively, colleagues André Salmon and Guillaume Apollinaire.
Rigoletto Artist-in-residence Matthew Aucoin conducts LA Opera's staging of Verdi's classic tragedy about a court jester, his beautiful daughter, and a womanizing duke.
Burnham was less Maleficent cursing Sleeping Beauty’s christening than a court jester mildly needling the royals.
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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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