auguste

august

/ (aʊˈɡuːst, ˈaʊˌɡʊst) /

noun

(often capital) a type of circus clown who usually wears battered ordinary clothes and is habitually maladroit or unlucky

Nearby words

  1. augury,
  2. august,
  3. augusta,
  4. augustales,
  5. augustan,
  6. augustine,
  7. augustine, saint,
  8. augustinian,
  9. augustinian of the assumption,
  10. augustinians

Word Origin for auguste

C20: French, from German

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