This CNN clip taken on a flooded street on Long Island serves up a buffet of buffoonery.
This gave an opportunity for some buffoonery among the young gentlemen.
As late as 1783 the buffoonery of this kind of exhibition continued.
These dwarfs and also others engaged in buffoonery for the entertainment of guests.
O'Mally, for all his buffoonery, was a keen one to read a face.
buffoonery she possibly, even probably, could learn to hate.
Brederode was not to be the hero of that party which he disgraced by his buffoonery.
I never in my lifetime laughed so much as at the acting of that buffoonery.
Maybe I am wrong and there is a purpose behind this buffoonery.
The style of preaching before the Reformation had been often little else than buffoonery, and seldom respectable.
1540s, "type of pantomime dance;" 1580s, "clown," from Middle French bouffon (16c.), from Italian buffone "jester," from buffa "joke, jest, pleasantry," from buffare "to puff out the cheeks," a comic gesture, of echoic origin. Also cf. -oon.