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  • nounjoking person
  • nounstupid, ignorant person
  • verbjoke

synonyms for clown

  • buffoon
  • comedian
  • comic
  • fool
  • jester
  • mime
  • prankster
  • antic
  • cut-up
  • dolt
  • gagman
  • gagster
  • harlequin
  • humorist
  • joker
  • jokester
  • madcap
  • merrymaker
  • mountebank
  • mummer
  • picador
  • pierrot
  • punch
  • ribald
  • wag
  • wit
  • zany
  • droll
  • farceur
  • funnyperson
  • funster
  • jokesmith
  • life of the party
  • merry-andrew
  • punchinello
  • quipster
  • wisecracker
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A talent who can rap, hit a falsetto, and isn’t afraid to be goofy on wax, Raj’s music and skills show why he is a powerful teacher and a class clown you need to add to your own playlist queue.
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We made them look ridiculous by contrasting our joyous celebration of democracy with their clown show.
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One piece follows a waitress on the hunt for her missing daughter, another captures what happens when a drug dealer meets a lawyer and a clown at a bar.
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Mazel tov on your engagement, Hannah — your gift of a disembodied clown head on a plank will be in the mail soon.
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I didn’t find a good hat, but I did happen to find one lot of 100 little disembodied, glummish clown heads — they looked so Loserly!
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She placed Christopher next to an old clown doll with a broken laugh button.
SOMEONE OUT THERE WANTS TO ADOPT YOUR CREEPY TOYS. THERE’S A MATCHMAKER FOR THAT.MAUREEN O'HAGANOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The presidential election is a real brain-drain, a clown car, a soul-sucking oxygen fire that struts and frets its hour upon the stage.
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Wheeler and Smith formed a junction, and moved clown upon the abandoned post of Budhawal.
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He must have fallen asleep again, for, when he opened his eyes, there was the clown at the foot of his bed making a face.
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It was a singular fact about the clown that the slightest check seemed to take away all his brilliancy.
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WORDS RELATED TO CLOWN

  • aerialist
  • artist
  • athlete
  • balancer
  • clown
  • contortionist
  • dancer
  • funambulist
  • gymnast
  • performer
  • stunt person
  • trapezist
  • tumbler
  • boor
  • bounder
  • clown
  • creep
  • cur
  • dog
  • heel
  • louse
  • lout
  • rake
  • rascal
  • rat
  • rotter
  • scoundrel
  • stinker
  • worm
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