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Synonyms for clown
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Wiktionary

  1. clownnoun

    A person who acts in a silly fashion.

    Synonyms:
    fool, buffoon

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clown, buffoonnoun

    a rude or vulgar fool

    Synonyms:
    buffoon, goof, goofball, merry andrew

  2. clown, buffoon, goof, goofball, merry andrewverb

    a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior

    Synonyms:
    cuckoo, jackass, goose, goof, fathead, bozo, buffoon, merry andrew, twat, zany, goofball

  3. clown, clown around, anticverb

    act as or like a clown

    Synonyms:
    antic, clown around

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. clownnoun

    Synonyms:
    rustic, peasant, swain, ploughman, countryman, bumpkin, lout, clodpole, boor, hind

  2. clownnoun

    Synonyms:
    churl, ill-bred man

  3. clownnoun

    Synonyms:
    buffoon, fool, mountebank, harlequin, jester, droll, punch, zany, scaramouch, merry andrew, jack-pudding, pickle-herring

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. clownnoun

    Synonyms:
    buffoon, jester, merry-andrew, zany, harlequin, droll, punch, mime, farceur, scaramouch, grimacier jackpudding, boor, lout, gawk, gawky, lubber, put, bumpkin, churl, carl, tike, rustic, hind, clodhopper, yokel, yahoo

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "clown":

    buffoon, bozo, joker, wiseass, clowning, jester, bimbo, joke, mug, mage, fool

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#6675joke
#7585fool
#9934mug
#12065goose
#13631clown
#18588mage
#20833joker
#23416twat
#25646cuckoo
#29051jester
#30547jackass
#36317bimbo
#48377goof
#48509zany
#60808bozo
#77180clowning
#79626antic
#96895buffoon
#103163fathead
#120194goofball

How to use clown in a sentence?

  1. Deborah Perruzza:

    He was a clown. The nuns [at his school] would call me and say, Joes at it again, he was a clown with everyone.

  2. Vargas Llosa:

    It is a country that is too important for the rest of the world to have in the White House a clown, a demagogue and a racist like Mr Trump.

  3. Neil Gorsuchs:

    Order extra laps? Detention? A trip to the principal's office? Maybe. But then again, maybe that's too old school Maybe today you call a police officer. arresting a now-compliant class clown for burping was going a step too far.

  4. Josh Holmes:

    For those asking, this is my response to West Virginia Roy Moore :' This clown is a walking, talking case study for the limitation of a prison's ability to rehabilitate,'.

  5. Rand Paul:

    I'm thinking, how did we get the race for the most important office in the free world to sink to such depths, and how could anyone in my party think that this clown is fit to be president?

Images & Illustrations of clown

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