from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A buffoon or jester who entertains by jokes, antics, and tricks in a circus, play, or other presentation.
- n. One who jokes and plays tricks.
- n. A coarse, rude, vulgar person; a boor.
- n. A peasant; a rustic.
- intransitive v. To behave like a buffoon or jester.
- intransitive v. To perform as a buffoon or jester.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A performance artist often associated with a circus and typically characterised by bright, oversized clothing, a red nose, face paint, and a brightly colored wig and who performs slapstick.
- n. A person who acts in a silly fashion.
- v. To act in a silly fashion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A man of coarse nature and manners; an awkward fellow; an ill-bred person; a boor.
- n. One who works upon the soil; a rustic; a churl.
- n. The fool or buffoon in a play, circus, etc.
- intransitive v. To act as a clown; -- with it.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To act or behave as a clown; play the clown.
- n. A man of rustic or coarse manners; a person without refinement; a lout; a boor; a churl.
- n. A husbandman; a peasant; a rustic.
- n. A professional or habitual jester; a merryman or buffoon, as in a pantomime, circus, or other place of entertainment, and formerly in the households of the great.
- n. Synonyms See jester and zany.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. act as or like a clown
- n. a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
- n. a rude or vulgar fool
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