noun, plural Pi·er·rots [pee-uh-rohz; French pye-roh] /ˌpi əˈroʊz; French pyɛˈroʊ/.
Origin of Pierrot
Examples from the Web for pierrot
But she hits the mark more than she misses, e.g., a debauched rock star is described as looking like “a Pierrot gone bad.”
Presently came the Pierrot with a lantern swaying atop of a tall pole.The Passionate Elopement|Compton Mackenzie
Even if you had allowed him to wear a Pierrot costume, things would not have panned out as they did.Right Ho, Jeeves|P. G. Wodehouse
Pierrot sprang to open, and beheld the tumbled body of a man lying at the foot of the stairs.Scaramouche|Rafael Sabatini
stock character in French pantomime, in English, "a buffoon," from French Pierrot, diminutive of Pierre; considered a typical name of a French peasant.