Jest"er, n. [Cf. Gestour.]
A buffoon; a merry-andrew; a court fool.
This . . . was Yorick's skull, the king's jester.
Dressed in the motley garb that jesters wear.
A person addicted to jesting, or to indulgence in light and amusing talk.
He ambled up and down
With shallow jesters.
© Webster 1913.