Part of speech: noun

A professional buffoon; jester.

Part of speech: noun

A rude fellow; boor.

Part of speech: noun

A countryman.

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Usage examples "clown":

  1. " Must be a clown," suggested one. - "The-Circus-Boys-Across-the-Continent-or-Winning-New-Laurels-on-the-Tanbark", Darlington, Edgar B. P..
  2. Better- better, the love of the clown, Who admires his lass in her Sunday gown, As if all the fairies had dress'd her! - "The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood", Thomas Hood.
  3. Did you suppose that you would drop on to the deck and bounce up again, to come down then on your feet and strike an attitude like a clown in a pantomime? - "Steve Young", George Manville Fenn.