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How to Pronounce jester?

Correct pronunciation for the word "jester" is [d͡ʒˈɛstə], [d‍ʒˈɛstə], [dʒ_ˈɛ_s_t_ə].

"Jester" in context

The jester is an iconic figure within our culture and is often associated with comedy and lightheartedness. The jester wears a motley outfit with a cone shaped headdress and always carries a fool's bauble. They can be found in European Medieval courts and were a popular figure in plays and stories during the renaissance.

The jester was usually hired as courtier or entertainment, serving a comedic role that provided much needed relief or laughter in the many struggles of everyday life. The jester was not considered a serious figure but this did not diminish the respect held for them by the court.

What are similar-sounding words for jester?

Usage over time for jester:

This graph shows how "jester" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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