It was cruel that his extreme unhappiness should have in it something of buffoonery.
As late as 1783 the buffoonery of this kind of exhibition continued.
O'Mally, for all his buffoonery, was a keen one to read a face.
One of the eye-witnesses said to us: 'We thought that this was part of the buffoonery.'
This is not a criticism of the phallus on grounds of obscenity, but ...