clown

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
clown

Plural
clowns

A clown
  1. A clown is a person that entertains people, usually at a circus. He dresses in bright colors, has paint on his face, and wears clothes that are too big for him.
    Some children are afraid by clowns because of their unusual appearance that can be rather impressive.
  2. A clown is also a person whose behaviour is a bit silly, not serious.
    Though very intelligent, this person is a true clown so that no one believes what he says.


Verb[change]

Plain form
clown

Third-person singular
clowns

Past tense
clowned

Past participle
clowned

Present participle
clowning

  1. A person who is clowning is not serious, acts in a silly way, like a clown.
    Stop clowning all the time, you're annoying me!