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synonyms for pierrots

  • buffoon
  • comedian
  • comic
  • fool
  • jester
  • mime
  • prankster
  • antic
  • cutup
  • dolt
  • gagman
  • gagster
  • harlequin
  • humorist
  • joker
  • jokester
  • merrymaker
  • mountebank
  • mummer
  • picador
  • pierrot
  • punch
  • wag
  • wit
  • zany
  • farceur
  • funnyperson
  • funster
  • jokesmith
  • life of the party
  • merry-andrew
  • punchinello
  • quipster
  • wisecracker
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How to use pierrots in a sentence

The marshals were pierrots and clowns on long stilts, who towered in a ghostly way above the crowd.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
"I vote we talk about the Pierrots," said Michael, affectionately clasping his chum's arm.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
And there fluttered out three strangely exquisite children, two frail, white satin Pierrots and a white satin Pierrette.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
Overcome with sudden superstitious fear, Pierrots and Pierrettes, drummer and trumpeters turned and fled in every direction.
THE ELUSIVE PIMPERNELBARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
Some one of those funny pierrots is Ethel Blue, but you can't distinguish her.
ETHEL MORTON AT CHAUTAUQUAMABELL S. C. SMITH
She who had been a broad-backed dray-horse, upon whose hind-quarters pierrots might waltz, became a colt in a field.
THE VOYAGE OUTVIRGINIA WOOLF
Around them circled the gayety of the Carnival, bands of students in white, with the tall peaked caps of Pierrots.
LONG LIVE THE KINGMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
The Pierrots redouble their "chaff," and make up in clamour what they want in wit.
PUNCH - VOLUME 25 (JUL-DEC 1853)VARIOUS
Men going up to the lines in lorries stared out through masks of dust which made then look like pierrots.
FROM BAPAUME TO PASSCHENDAELE, 1917PHILIP GIBBS
One has easily too much of the Carnival, the masked ball, the débardeurs, and the pierrots.
ESSAYS IN LITTLEANDREW LANG
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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