Definitions for jesterˈdʒɛs tər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jest•erˈdʒɛs tər(n.)

  1. a person who is given to jesting.

  2. a professional fool or clown, esp. at a medieval court.

    Category: Western History

Origin of jester:

1325–75

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jester, fool, motley fool(noun)

    a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages

Wiktionary

  1. jester(Noun)

    one who jests, jokes or mocks

  2. jester(Noun)

    a person in bright garb and foolu2019s cap who amused a mediaeval royal court.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jester(noun)

    a buffoon; a merry-andrew; a court fool

  2. Jester(noun)

    a person addicted to jesting, or to indulgence in light and amusing talk

Freebase

  1. Jester

    Jester is the name of several Marvel Comics supervillains.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

jester(noun)

in former times, a man employed in the courts of kings, nobles etc to amuse them with jokes etc.

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