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buffoonery

[ buh-foo-nuh-ree ]
/ bəˈfu nə ri /
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noun
amusement by means of usually physical or visual tricks, jokes, etc.:The play swings from absurd buffoonery to high tragedy, with kinetic physicality, silliness, swords, and live music.
coarse or undignified joking:The managers perceived my buffoonery as a barely concealed way of calling them pretentious—and they weren’t altogether wrong.
silly, foolish, or unseemly behavior:It’s hard to top the current governor's race if you like your politics laced with outrageous buffoonery.
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