Clown vs. Jester

Clown vs. Jester — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Clown and Jester

Clownnoun

A buffoon or jester who entertains by jokes, antics, and tricks in a circus, play, or other presentation.

Jesternoun

One given to jesting.

Clownnoun

One who jokes and plays tricks.

Jesternoun

A fool or buffoon at medieval courts.

Clownnoun

A coarse, rude, vulgar person; a boor.

Jesternoun

One who jests, jokes or mocks.

Clownnoun

A peasant; a rustic.

Jesternoun

A person in colourful garb and fool's cap who amused a medieval and early modern royal or noble court.

Clownverb

To behave like a buffoon or jester.

Jesternoun

a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the middle ages

Clownverb

To perform as a buffoon or jester.

Clownverb

To krump, especially in clown makeup.

Clownnoun

A slapstick performance artist often associated with a circus and typically characterised by bright, oversized clothing, a red nose, face paint, and a brightly colored wig.

Clownnoun

A person who acts in a silly fashion.

Clownnoun

A stupid person.

Clownnoun

(obsolete) A man of coarse nature and manners; an awkward fellow; an illbred person; a boor.

Clownnoun

(obsolete) One who works upon the soil; a rustic; a churl; a yokel.

Clownverb

To act in a silly or playful fashion.

Clownnoun

a rude or vulgar fool

Clownnoun

a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior

Clownverb

act as or like a clown