BUFFOONERY in a Sentence

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buffoonery
 n.  clowning; arts and practices of buffoon, as low jests, ridiculous pranks, vulgar tricks and postures
Classic Sentence:
1  Nothing but buffoonery from beginning to end.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
2  But in proportion as his youth disappeared, gayety was kindled; he replaced his teeth with buffooneries, his hair with mirth, his health with irony, his weeping eye laughed incessantly.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
Example Sentence:
1  In the Ace Ventura movies, Jim Carrey's buffoonery was hilarious: like Bozo the Clown, he's a natural buffoon.