jester

  • 1 Jester — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Beauford H. Jester (1893–1949), US amerikanischer Politiker Ralf Jester (* 1968), deutscher Fußballer Ralph Jester (Kostümbildner) (1901–1991), US amerikanischer Kostümbildner Wilhelm Bernhard Jester… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 2 Jester — es un personaje ficticio del videojuego Devil May Cry 3: Dante s Awakening. Características Jester es el demonio en el que se convirtió Arkham (ayudante del hermano de Dante, Vergil) al matar a su esposa por su obsesión con la magia negra. Jester …

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  • 3 Jester — Jest er, n. [Cf. {Gestour}.] 1. A buffoon; a merry andrew; a court fool. [1913 Webster] This . . . was Yorick s skull, the king s jester. Shak. [1913 Webster] Dressed in the motley garb that jesters wear. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 2. A person… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 jester — mid 14c., jestour (Anglo Latin), late 14c., gestour a minstrel, professional reciter of romances, agent noun from gesten recite a tale, which was a jester s original function (see JEST (Cf. jest)). Sense of buffoon in a prince s court is from… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 Jester — Jester, Ernst Friedrich, geb. 1745 zu Königsberg in Preußen, war seit 1788 Oberforstrath in Königsberg u. st. dort 1822; er ist Verfasser mehrerer Lustspiele u. Opern: Das Duell, Der Dorfprediger u.a.m.; u. schr.: Die kleine Jagd, Königsb.… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 jester — [n] person who jokes, plays jokes actor, antic, banterer, buffoon, card*, clown, comedian, comic, cutup*, droll, fool, harlequin, humorist, japer, joker, jokester, larker, life of the party*, madcap*, pantaloon, practical joker, prankster,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 jester — ► NOUN historical ▪ a professional joker or ‘fool’ at a medieval court …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 jester — [jes′tər] n. a person who jests; esp., a professional fool employed by a medieval ruler to amuse him …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Jester — Fool redirects here. For other uses, see Fool (disambiguation). Court Jester redirects here. For the film starring Danny Kaye, see The Court Jester. For other uses of Jester , see Jester (disambiguation). Depiction of a jester by William Merritt… …

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  • 10 jester — noun 1) historical a court jester Syn: fool, court fool, court jester, clown, harlequin, pantaloon; archaic buffoon, merry andrew 2) the class jester Syn: joker, clown, comedian, comic …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 11 jester — n. a court jester * * * [ dʒestə] a court jester …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 jester — UK [ˈdʒestə(r)] / US [ˈdʒestər] noun [countable] Word forms jester : singular jester plural jesters someone in the past whose job was to entertain an important person by saying and doing funny things …

    English dictionary

  • 13 jester — noun Jester is used after these nouns: ↑court …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 jester — [[t]ʤe̱stə(r)[/t]] jesters N COUNT In the courts of kings and queens in medieval Europe, the jester was the person whose job was to do silly things in order to make people laugh. Syn: fool …

    English dictionary

  • 15 jester — noun Date: 14th century 1. fool 2a 2. one given to jests …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 jester — /jes teuhr/, n. 1. a person who is given to witticisms, jokes, and pranks. 2. a professional fool or clown, esp. at a medieval court. [1325 75; ME gester. See GEST, ER1] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 17 jester — noun a) one who jests, jokes or mocks b) a person in bright garb and fool’s cap who amused a mediaeval royal court. Syn: fool, joker, narr, knave, moron, idiot …

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  • 18 jester — Synonyms and related words: Columbine, Hanswurst, Harlequin, Pantalone, Pantaloon, Polichinelle, Pulcinella, Punch, Punchinello, Scaramouch, banana, buffo, buffoon, burlesquer, caricaturist, clown, comedian, comic, cutup, droll, epigrammatist,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 jester — Jamaican Slang Glossary To joke; kidding. Mi naa jesta. ( I’m not kidding.) …

    English dialects glossary

  • 20 jester — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. wit, joker, gagman, comedian; fool, clown, buffoon. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. fool, comedian, buffoon, joker; see actor 1 , clown . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. joker, clown, comic, comedian,… …

    English dictionary for students


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