Definitions for Clownklaʊn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a comic performer, esp. in a circus, who wears an outlandish costume and makeup and pantomimes common situations in exaggerated fashion, often also juggling, tumbling, etc.
a joker or buffoon; jester.
a prankster or practical joker.
Slang. a boor, oaf, or fool.
Category: Status (usage)
a peasant; rustic.
(v.i.)to act like a clown.
Origin of clown:
1555–65; earlier cloyne, clowne, perh. akin to ON klunni boor, dial. Dan klunds, dial. Sw klunn log
a rude or vulgar fool
clown, buffoon, goof, goofball, merry andrew(verb)
a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
clown, clown around, antic(verb)
act as or like a clown
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a funny performer with a painted face
a silly or stupid person
the class clown
to behave in a silly way
students clowning around in class
A performance artist often associated with a circus and typically characterised by bright, oversized clothing, a red nose, face paint, and a brightly colored wig and who performs slapstick.
A person who acts in a silly fashion.
To act in a silly fashion.
a man of coarse nature and manners; an awkward fellow; an ill-bred person; a boor
one who works upon the soil; a rustic; a churl
the fool or buffoon in a play, circus, etc
to act as a clown; -- with it
Translations for Clown
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a person who works in a circus, performing funny acts (usually ridiculously dressed).
- palhaçoPortuguese (BR)
- der ClownGerman
- παλιάτσος, κλόουνGreek
- clown, pagliaccioItalian
- clown, pajasSwedish
- (馬戲團)小丑Chinese (Trad.)
- سرکس میں کرتب دکھانے والاUrdu
- anh hềVietnamese
- （马戏）小丑Chinese (Simp.)
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