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  • s  like a clown
    a buffoonish walk

  • By this point in the action, Lorimer has encountered a hanged man; his car has been torched; his job jeopardized; his fastidious private life invaded by the buffoonish Torquil .
  • They claimed the mantle of Ronald Reagan, but in the view of colleagues from both parties, the Conservative Opportunity Society was a noisy, buffoonish fraternity of outcasts and .
  • So, OK: a buffoonish lead with delusions of grandeur.
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  • Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries: Complete Collection
    Highly Recommended The Show: Lord Peter Wimsey is novelist / translator / academic Dorothy Sayers' most well-known creation. As literary legacies go, that's not too bad. Subject of eleven novels, numerous short stories, and a stage play, Wimsey is the iconic posh English detective, using his affable and buffoonish upper class persona to disarm parlor maids and peers alike, worming his way to the ...
    June 25, 2013 - DVD Talk
Quotes

  • Walter Veltroni in Business Spectator
    It's easy to get in the papers with bombastic comments and then just deny it the next day, but it is not what Italy needs,said Mr Veltroni on the campaign trail. "We don't need a buffoonish political system, but seriousness and rigour on...
  • Jonathan Rhys Meyers in USA Today
    I wanted to bring across what it's like for a 29-year-old to have absolute power, not in a buffoonish way but in a very alpha-male dangerous way,Rhys Meyers says. "He's smart and he knows everything that's going on in his court."

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