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clown

clown

 
pronunciation:
klaUn
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part of speech: noun
definition: an actor who wears odd clothes, does amusing tricks, and paints his or her face in order to make people laugh.
We saw many clowns at the circus.
 
similar words:
fool
derivations: clownish (adj.), clownishly (adv.), clownishness (n.)
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