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ˈdʒɛs tərjester

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jester, fool, motley foolnoun

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


  1. jesternoun

    one who jests, jokes or mocks

  2. jesternoun

    a person in bright garb and fool's cap who amused a mediaeval royal court.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jesternoun

    a buffoon; a merry-andrew; a court fool

  2. Jesternoun

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

  3. Etymology: [Cf. Gestour.]


  1. Jester

    Jester is the name of several Marvel Comics supervillains.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jester in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jester in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of jester in a Sentence

  1. Sylvia Fine Kaye:

    An unemployed court jester is nobody's fool.

  2. Kurt Russell:

    I've always been someone who felt we are court jesters. That's what we do, as far as I'm concerned, you should step away from saying anything so that you can still be seen by the audience in any character. There's no reason entertainers can't learn just as much as anybody else about a subject, whatever it is. But I think that what's sad about it is that they lose their status as a court jester. And I'm a court jester. That's what I was born to do.

  3. The Omani Shed:

    A gentleman is not for his gender, A gentleman known by his good jester

  4. Lisa Haisha:

    The Joker is a powerful archetype: They are the jester, the dunce, the trickster, and the shape-shifter.

  5. Steven Wright, I Have a Pony:

    My girlfriend sleeps in a queen-sized bed and I sleep in a court jester-sized bed.

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    a hazy or indistinct representation
    • A. blur
    • B. signify
    • C. depend
    • D. conceal

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