noun (plural buffooneries)
Behavior that is ridiculous but amusing.
- 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
Words that rhyme with buffoonerypoltroonery, sublunary, superlunary
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