Nouns (8)
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jester, fool, motley fool
n. a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages
fool, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfool
n. a person who lacks good judgment
Verbs (13)
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fool, gull, befool
v. make a fool or dupe of
gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across
v. fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
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Fuzzynyms (37)
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comedienne
n. a female comedian
humorist, humourist
n. someone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way
parodist, lampooner
n. mimics literary or musical style for comic effect
satirist, ironist, ridiculer
n. a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm
wag, wit, card
n. a witty amusing person who makes jokes
trickster
n. a mischievous supernatural being found in the folklore of many primitive people; sometimes distinguished by prodigious biological drives and exaggerated bodily parts
wise guy, smart aleck, wiseacre, wisenheimer, weisenheimer
n. an upstart who makes conceited, sardonic, insolent comments
mime, mimer, mummer, pantomimer, pantomimist
n. an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
joker
n. a playing card that is usually printed with a picture of a jester
klutz
n. (Yiddish) a clumsy dolt
sell short
v. underestimate the real value or ability of; "Don't sell your students short--they are just shy and don't show off their knowledge"
bilk
v. cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money
make, pretend, make believe
v. represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like; "She makes like an actress"
outwit, overreach, outsmart, outfox, beat, circumvent
v. beat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"
misinform, mislead
v. give false or misleading information to
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