The men were mere clowns, but the exhibition was anything but clownish.
These Macedonians are a rude and clownish people that call a spade a spade.
Beside him, Jolly Robin seemed somewhat awkward and clownish.
His opponents called him clownish; his friends declared him Lincolnesque.
All other men are of use; he alone is clownish like a peasant.
Larkin began a clownish ...