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Entry Word: clown
Function: noun
Text: 1 a comically dressed performer (as at a circus) who entertains with playful tricks and ridiculous behavior <a clown wearing big floppy shoes and a red wig>
Synonyms buffoon, harlequin, zany
Related Words cutup, madcap; fool, jester, motley; mime, mummer; comedian, comedienne, comic, joker, jokester, wag
2 a person whose behavior is offensive to others <you should stay away from that clown> -- see JERK 1