Sentence Examples


  • Natasha looked joyfully at the familiar face of Pierre, "the buffoon," as Peronskaya had called him, and knew he was looking for them, and for her in particular.
  • He was the buffoon, who went by a woman's name, Nastasya Ivanovna.
  • Nastasya Ivanovna the buffoon sat with a sad face at the window with two old ladies.
  • "Nastasya Ivanovna, what sort of children shall I have?" she asked the buffoon, who was coming toward her in a woman's jacket.
  • Though people were afraid of Marya Dmitrievna she was regarded in Petersburg as a buffoon, and so of what she had said they only noticed, and repeated in a whisper, the one coarse word she had used, supposing the whole sting of her remark to lie in that word.

How would you define buffoon? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus