Definitions for clowning

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word clowning

Princeton's WordNet

  1. buffoonery, clowning, japery, frivolity, harlequinade, prank(noun)

    acting like a clown or buffoon

  2. drollery, clowning, comedy, funniness(noun)

    a comic incident or series of incidents

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. President Barack Obama:

    For those of you who watched the game against the Wizards last night, it was, to use slang, he was clowning. He was all jumping up and down, just settle down.

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