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mer·ry an·drew

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clown, buffoon, goof, goofball, merry andrew(noun)

    a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior


  1. Merry Andrew(Noun)

    A person who clowns publicly; a buffoon; an entertainer's assistant.

  2. Origin: Originally associated with a specific act at Bartholomew Fair; later said to have come from the name of .


  1. Merry Andrew

    Merry Andrew is a 1958 American musical film directed and choreographed by Michael Kidd. The screenplay by Isobel Lennart and I.A.L. Diamond is based on the short story "The Romance of Henry Menafee" by Paul Gallico. Saul Chaplin composed the music and Johnny Mercer wrote the lyrics for the film's score.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Merry Andrew

    A buffoon or clown, said to have been so called after Andrew Borde, a noted physician of the time of Henry VIII., whose witticisms were on a par with his medical skill. His sayings were widely repeated, and since it happened that Andrew was then the most common name for a man-servant, facetious fellows came to be dubbed Merry Andrews.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of merry andrew in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of merry andrew in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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