Synonyms for Harlequin:

adj.

multicolored (adjective)
kaleidoscopic, plaid, checked, polychromatic, freckled, mosaic, Striated, marble, rainbow, dappled, tartan, flecked, motley, Parti-colored, multicolor, checkered, parquet, calico, variegated, Dichromic, striped, varicolored, colorful, tessellated, streaked, patchwork.

n.

cowboy, arthurian, cyclops, cupid, Dick and Jane, arthur, elf, Dorian Gray, dracula, changeling. prankster, clown, wit, wag, a figure of fun, card, laughing stock, be (always) good for a laugh, good-time Charlie, joker.

Other synonyms:

buffoon
clown.
Other relevant words:
clown, dracula, arthurian, arthur, cupid, cyclops, wit, joker, changeling, elf, prankster, cowboy, wag, card.

Usage examples for harlequin

  1. Harlequin and Pulcinella hesitated a bit. – The Adventures of Pinocchio by C. Collodi--Pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini
  2. " The Harlequin pattern is of the best sort, you know. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. Like a stealthy breath, Mask and wand and silver skin, Sudden enters Harlequin – Poems - Second Series by J. C. Squire