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Synonyms of clown in English:


  • 1 a circus clown
    jester, fool, zany
  • 2 the class clown
  • 3 bureaucratic clowns
    fool, idiot, dolt, ass, simpleton, ignoramus;
    informal moron, meatball, bozo, jackass, chump, numbskull, numbnuts, nincompoop, halfwit, hoser, bonehead, knucklehead, fathead, butthead, birdbrain, scissorbill, twit, nitwit, twerp
  • verb

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  • 1 Harvey clowned around
    fool around, play the fool, play around, monkey around;
    joke (around), jest
    informal mess around, horse around
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