EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLOWNISH

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 Highland fling that eloquently spoke his thoughts.

"No reverence for women—after all I have done for you—clownish behaviour," etc.

Is it not clownish to apply it with intention to the husband of Prue?

For what is more hard than to be always in the Country, and yet never to be Clownish?

Robin Good-fellow going over a field met with a clownish fellow, to whom he spake in this manner.

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