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Synonyms for clowning

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. buffoonery, clowning, japery, frivolity, harlequinade, prank(noun)

    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, funniness(noun)

    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:

    clown

How to pronounce clowning?

Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
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How to say clowning in sign language?

  1. clowning

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3313comedy
#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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