HyperDic: motley_fool

English > 1 sense of the expression motley fool:
NOUNperson motley fool, jester, foola professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages
English > motley fool: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages.
Synonymsjester, fool
Broaderclown, buffoon, goof, goofball, merry andrewA person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
Spanishbufón
Catalanbufó

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