Definition of buffoons:
Synonyms for buffoons:
From this yawning cave the devils themselves constantly ascended to delight and to instruct the spectators:- to delight, because they were usually the greatest jesters and buffoons that then appeared; and to instruct, for that they treated the wretched mortals who were delivered to them with the utmost cruelty, warning thereby all men carefully to avoid the falling into the clutches of such hardened and remorseless spirits."- "Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)", Isaac D'Israeli.
- "Chopin: The Man and His Music", James Huneker.
- "The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson for Boys and Girls", Jacqueline M. Overton.