Clown

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Definition

a clown: an entertainer (often with a painted face) who makes people laugh with ridiculous behavior
noun

clowning: a clown's profession
noun

to clown around: to act like a clown, to behave in a silly way
verb

Examples

  • "Caller : Are you calling me a clown, pal?"
  • "My experience includes an intensive six-month training course in alternative psychology, and a brief seminar in clowning techniques."
  • "Luna DeLune: Ms. DeLune is apparently training to be a part time circus-yoga instructor (a combination of yoga, clowning, and partner acrobatics), and begins her first course early Friday evening."
  • "Mistake 3: Always pay your clowns!"
  • "Maybe a clown?"
  • "- The amazing hippie clowns!"
  • "In addition, I was in charge of hiring new acrobats, and recruiting clowns."
  • "He says that it reminds him of his youth in an Uzbekh clown prison, but did not elaborate."

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