Jester definition

jĕstər
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A person who jests; esp., a professional fool employed by a medieval ruler for amusement.
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One given to jesting.
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One who jests, jokes or mocks.
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A person in bright garb and fool’s cap who amused a mediaeval royal court.
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A fool or buffoon at medieval courts.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
jester
Plural:
jesters

Origin of jester

  • jest +‎ -er

    From Wiktionary