Buffoonism
Buffoonism Buf*foon"ism, n. The practices of a buffoon; buffoonery. [1913 Webster]

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  • antic — n 1.Usu. antics caper, frolic, lark, romp, spree, gambol, frisk; sport, fun, merrymaking, playing; fooling around, foolishness, silliness, foolery, tomfoolery, horseplay; clowning, clownery, clownishness; buffoonery, buffoonism, buffoonishness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • foolishness — n 1. senselessness, meaninglessness, thoughtlessness, shallowness, vacantness, blankness, vacuousness, emptiness; vapidity, vapidness, insipidity, insipidness, flatness, dullness, tediousness; stupidity, asininity, imbecility, idioticalness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • nonsense — n 1. absurdity, absurdness, nonsensi calness, nonsensicality; ridiculousness, ridiculosity, ludicrousness; asininity, stupidity, fatuity, fatuousness; meaninglessness, self contradiction, contradiction, invalidity; incongruity, incongruousness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • shenanigan — n Usu. shenanigans Informal. tomfoolery, antics, Sl. monkeyshines, Sl. monkey business; mischief, prankishness, Inf. hanky panky, Scot, and North Eng. daffing; prank, antic, caper, escapade, trick, practical joke, roguish trick, Fr. espieglerie;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • tomfoolery — n 1. antic, antics, caper, Inf. shenanigans, Sl. monkeyshines, Sl. monkey business; mockery, farce, mummery; mischief, prankishness, Inf. hanky panky, Scot, and North Eng. daffing; prank, escapade, trick, practical joke, roguish trick, Fr.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • zaniness — n clownishness, zanyism, clowning, clownery; buffoonery, buffoonism, buffoonishness, harlequinade; joking, jesting, jocosity, jocoseness, waggishness, waggery, drollery; levity, frivolity, facetiousness; silliness, childishness, prankishness;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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