clown definition

  • noun:
    • A buffoon or jester which entertains by jokes, antics, and tips in a circus, play, or any other presentation.
    • one that jokes and plays tricks.
    • A coarse, rude, vulgar individual; a boor.
    • A peasant; a rustic.
    • A performance musician frequently associated with a circus and usually characterised by brilliant, oversized clothing, a red nose, face paint, and a brightly coloured wig and whom performs slapstick.
    • an individual who acts in a silly manner.
    • a person 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.
    • a person of austere or coarse ways; you without sophistication; a lout; a boor; a churl.
    • A husbandman; a peasant; a rustic.
    • an expert or habitual jester; a merryman or buffoon, like in a pantomime, circus, or any other host to activity, and formerly inside families of great.
    • Synonyms See jester and zany.
    • someone who amuses others by absurd behavior
    • a rude or vulgar fool
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To respond like a buffoon or jester.
    • to execute as a buffoon or jester.
    • To act as a clown; -- with it.
  • verb:
    • to do something in a silly style.
    • act as or like a clown
  • others:
    • To act or work as a clown; play the clown.

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