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Synonyms for clowningclown·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. buffoonery, clowning, japery, frivolity, harlequinade, pranknoun

    acting like a clown or buffoon

    Synonyms:
    funniness, joke, trick, comedy, caper, drollery, bagatelle, buffoonery, put-on, frippery, antic, fluff, frivolity, prank, harlequinade, frivolousness, japery

  2. drollery, clowning, comedy, funninessnoun

    a comic incident or series of incidents

    Synonyms:
    comedy, frivolity, buffoonery, drollery, funniness, japery, harlequinade, waggery, prank

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "clowning":

    clown

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#6675joke
#7167trick
#13631clown
#29414prank
#29630fluff
#40207caper
#77180clowning
#79626antic
#94857frivolity
#111042bagatelle
#169267buffoonery
#273287drollery

How to use clowning in a sentence?

  1. President Barack Obama:

    For those of you who watched the game against the Wizards last night, it was, to use slang, he was clowning. He was all jumping up and down, just settle down.

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