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zany
n. a buffoon in one of the old comedies; imitates others for ludicrous effect
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zany, clownlike, clownish, buffoonish
adj. like a clown; "a buffoonish walk"; "a clownish face"; "a zany sense of humor"
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comedienne
n. a female comedian
humourist, humorist
n. someone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way
pantomimer, mimer, pantomimist, mummer, mime
n. an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
lampooner, parodist
n. mimics literary or musical style for comic effect
trickster
n. a mischievous supernatural being found in the folklore of many primitive people; sometimes distinguished by prodigious biological drives and exaggerated bodily parts
ridiculer, ironist, satirist
n. a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm
card, wit, wag
n. a witty amusing person who makes jokes
weisenheimer, smart aleck, wise guy, wisenheimer, wiseacre
n. an upstart who makes conceited, sardonic, insolent comments
unknown, strange
adj. not known before; "used many strange words"; "saw many strange faces in the crowd"; "don't let anyone unknown into the house"
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witty
adj. combining clever conception and facetious expression; "his sermons were unpredictably witty and satirical as well as eloquent"
slapstick
adj. characterized by horseplay and physical action; "slapstick style of humor"
funny
adj. experiencing odd bodily sensations; "told the doctor about the funny sensations in her chest"
waggish
adj. witty or joking; "Muskrat Castle as the house has been facetiously named by some waggish officer"- James Fenimore Cooper
pawky
adj. cunning and sly; "the pawky rich old lady who incessantly scores off her parasitical descendants"- Punch
ridiculous, ludicrous, farcical
adj. broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce; "the wild farcical exuberance of a clown"; "ludicrous green hair"
Gilbertian
adj. wildly comic and improbable as in Gilbert and Sullivan operas; "a Gilbertian world people with foundlings and changelings"- T.C.Worsley
screaming, uproarious, hilarious
adj. marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter; "hilarious broad comedy"; "a screaming farce"; "uproarious stories"
sidesplitting, killing
adj. very funny; "a killing joke"; "sidesplitting antics"
joking, jocular, jocose, jesting
adj. characterized by jokes and good humor
merry, mirthful
adj. arousing or provoking laughter; "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"; "a mirthful experience"; "risible courtroom antics"
seriocomical, seriocomic
adj. mixing the serious with the comic with comic predominating; "a seriocomic novel"
tragicomical, tragicomic
adj. having pathetic as well as ludicrous characteristics; "her life...presented itself to me as a tragicomical adventure"--Joseph Conrad
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