Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun clown

2 senses of clown

Sense 1
clown, buffoon -- (a rude or vulgar fool)
       => fool, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfool -- (a person who lacks good judgment)

Sense 2
clown, buffoon, goof, goofball, merry andrew -- (a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior)
       => comedian, comic -- (a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb clown

1 sense of clown

Sense 1
clown, clown around, antic -- (act as or like a clown)
       => joke, jest -- (act in a funny or teasing way)

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