merry-andrew definition

  • noun:
    • A clown; a buffoon.
    • alternate spelling of Merry Andrew.; clown; buffoon.
    • One whose company is to produce sport for other people; a buffoon; a zany; especially, person who attends a mountebank or quack doctor.
    • One whose company it is to help make sport for other people by jokes and ridiculous posturing; a buffoon; a clown.
    • a person who amuses other individuals by ridiculous behavior

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