- n a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages
- Playing practical jokes is a way of keeping the crew loose, asserting the primal jester inside the armor of a star's machismo.
- The first book was by David and Tom Gardner, a brother act in jester hats with the catchy title of Motley Fool Investment Guide.
- The Nixonian court jester may well be Red Skelton.
- Ian Wright in Times Online
Wright, a forward who earned 31 England caps, said: "I feel like I'm just there as a comedy jester to break the ice with Alan Shearer and Alan Hansen, who just do run-of-the-mill things. I can't do that any more. People want something different."
- Dierks Bentley in San Diego Union Tribune
It kind of humbled me and made me remember what my job is,Bentley explained. "If I'd been born 300 years ago I'd be a court jester and get kicked in the butt and told to put on a hat and sing songs and make people happy."
- Dan Mathews in Monsters and Critics.com
In a letter to Franklin, PETA spokesperson Dan Matthews writes, "Music lovers may think of you as a 'queen,' but to animal lovers, you are a court jester . . . Why not shed the old-fashioned look that adds pounds to your frame and detracts from your...