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  • adv. In a buffoonish manner.


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buffoonish +‎ -ly


  • Many of these assertions were, in the view of many here, nakedly dishonest or buffoonishly mistaken.

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  • Isn't it great to live in an age where one can assume that a sincere answer will be taken to be at least potentially sarcastic, thus allowing said one to make sincere assertion without sounding buffoonishly sincere?

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  • All the geniuses who buffoonishly underestimated the Internet (and a few who saw it coming) are chanting a common mantra: computers in everything.

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  • She quickly recovered, however, and proceeded to tell him how inconsiderate he was, and what a buffoon; no, something worse than a buffoon, because he was brilliant and therefore had no right to behave buffoonishly.

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  • The kinds of ideologues who are buffoonishly trapped in irrational narcissism threaten both the right and the left.

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  • But Lazie also demonstrated how feeble this threat can be: Even with the forces of Facebook HQ and the internet panopticon on their side, Lazie's buffoonishly incompetent hunters let him run free for almost four months.


  • Walt is obviously woefully and somewhat buffoonishly stuck in a time-warp and he looks like he will never get out.

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  • If I wasn't quite so busy thoroughly enjoying it, the prospect of one of the two major political parties of the world's only superpower self-destructing so buffoonishly might otherwise give me pause. Headlines

  • George C. Scott created some of the 20th century's most memorable performances on stage and screen-the cunning prosecutor in Anatomy of a Murder, the manipulative gambler in The Hustler, the buffoonishly warmongering chief of staff in Dr. Strangelove, and, of course, the brilliant and rebellious Patton. Featured Content

  • However, you are quite right to call the controversy over the indictment of buffoonishly sly Illinois Gov.



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