Thesaurus

buffo

noun

Synonyms of buffo

a comically dressed performer (as at a circus) who entertains with playful tricks and ridiculous behavior
  • in the comic opera, the buffo shared his entrance aria with a grimacing mime

Synonyms for buffo

Words Related to buffo

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About buffo

Time Traveler for buffo

Time Traveler

The first known use of buffo was in 1764

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near buffo

buffing

buffo

buffoon

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Buffo.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/buffo. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!