Definitions for graciosoˌgreɪ ʃiˈoʊ soʊ, ˌgrɑ si-; Sp. grɑˈθyɔ sɔ, -ˈsyɔ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gra•ci•o•so*ˌgreɪ ʃiˈoʊ soʊ, ˌgrɑ si-; Sp. grɑˈθyɔ sɔ, -ˈsyɔ-(n.)(pl.)-sos

  1. a buffoon or clown in Spanish comedy.

    Category: Foreign Term, Showbiz

* (-sōz; Sp. -sôs)..

Origin of gracioso:

1640–50; < Sp: amiable, gracious, spirited < L grātiōsusgracious


  1. Gracioso

    Gracioso is a clown or jester in Spanish comedy of the 16th century. Northrop Frye identified him as a type of tricky slave.

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  1. Gracioso

    a fool in a Spanish comedy, who ever and anon appears on the stage during the performance with his jokes and gibes.

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smooth and graceful

fluid movements.

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