[ UK /d‍ʒˈɛstɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒɛstɝ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages
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How To Use jester In A Sentence

  • On the baize, the balls roll on, but the former stars who now commentate cannot resist blathering about the Jester from Leicester or the Wizard of Wishaw. In praise of ... 'Whispering' Ted Lowe | Editorial
  • They were also undelighted by the jester holding a parrot. Times, Sunday Times
  • And the answer came: she was like a break in the monotony, like a resident jester.
  • A marionette danced on strings, a jester decking in bells and bright red and yellow.
  • The evening begins with champagne and includes a four-course banquet, unlimited drinks and entertainment from minstrels, jesters and fire-eaters.
  • On one shoulder was fixed the painted figure of an owl; and he bore in the right hand his pastoral staff, and in the left a small mirror having a handle to it, thus resembling a celebrated jester, whose adventures, translated into English, were whilom extremely popular, and which may still be procured in black letter, for about one sterling pound per leaf. The Abbot
  • It has been three and a half centuries since England last had an official jester.
  • If she’s read this, your mum will note that you’ve started nagging again – bitching that your boy jester doesn’t pull his weight domestically, doesn’t wash the dishes quietly (even after he’s made you dinner), hasn’t done the ironing while you watch a pathetic show that you’ve chosen because it’s YOUR finger on the remote button. nique sa mère
  • Children clowned around with a jester at a fun workshop on April Fool's Day.
  • Out of all the gods, only the Jester had children because he was the only one concerned with the more… fleshly pleasures.
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