auguste august noun
- (often capital) a type of circus clown who usually wears battered ordinary clothes and is habitually maladroit or unlucky
Word Origin for auguste C20: French, from German Examples from the Web for auguste Historical Examples of auguste
If he wasn’t after me then he was after him; both meant trouble for Auguste.
F. Hopkinson Smith
I was working for you, Auguste, in view of presenting you with a token of friendship.
Quenu asserted that no assistant in all Paris was Auguste’ equal as a pig-sticker.
From that time forward Auguste was anxious that the “convict” should be arrested.
She was exasperated with Auguste and the women who had put her in such a ridiculous position.