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Pierrot

Line breaks: Pier|rot
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪərəʊ
 
, ˈpjɛrəʊ
 
/

Definition of Pierrot in English:

noun

A stock male character in French pantomime, with a sad white-painted face, a loose white costume, and a pointed hat.
Example sentences
  • As the clown Pierrot, he embodies unrequited love.
  • He looks like a bizarre Pierrot.
  • "So will I, for I want to dance, and I am sure I shall make you laugh as Pierrot."

Origin

French, diminutive of the male given name Pierre 'Peter'.

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