Synonyms and Antonyms of jester
1 a person (as a writer) noted for or specializing in humor a gentle jester, the cartoonist more often tries to evoke a broad smile than a hearty guffaw Synonyms of jester card, comedian, comic, droll, farceur, funnyman, gagger, gagman, gagster, humorist, joker, jokester, wag, witWords Related to jester comedienne, entertainer; banterer, cutup, kidder, knockabout, practical joker, prankster, quipper, quipster, teaser, wisecracker; buffoon, clown, fool, harlequin, zany; caricaturist, lampooner, parodist, satirist
2 a person formerly kept in a royal or noble household to amuse with jests and pranks the king called for some much-needed entertainment from his jester Synonyms of jester fool, motleyWords Related to jester buffoon, clown, comedian, comedienne, comic, cutup, droll, harlequin, joker, jokester, madcap, merry-andrew, vice, wag, zany; mime, mummer
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