merry andrew

Definitions of merry andrew
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n a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior

Synonyms:
buffoon, clown, goof, goofball
Examples:
Emmett Kelly
United States circus clown (1898-1979)
Types:
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harlequin
a clown or buffoon (after the Harlequin character in the commedia dell'arte)
fool, jester, motley fool
a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages
whiteface
a clown whose face is covered with white make-up
zany
a buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect
Type of:
comedian, comic
a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts

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