Definition of buffoonery in English:


Syllabification: buf·foon·er·y
Pronunciation: /bəˈfo͞onərē

noun (plural buffooneries)

  • Behavior that is ridiculous but amusing.
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    • The humour of Pimple films derived from theatrical burlesque, music-hall satire and from a tradition of buffoonery that embraced such infantilised characters as Silly Billy.
    • A bit of buffoonery and tomfoolery are always welcome after a tense high wire act, during which everyone in the audience has been holding their breath, and looking anxiously upwards, in total empathy with the performer.
    • A filmed version of the Pirates of Penzance, it is rich in anachronism and movie jokes, camp and buffoonery

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