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Synonyms for clown

play the fool


Synonyms for clown

a person whose words or actions provoke or are intended to provoke amusement or laughter

to make jokes; behave playfully

Synonyms for clown

a rude or vulgar fool

a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior

act as or like a clown

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Children with medical clown influence demonstrated less anxiety prior to and after surgery, compared to those without;
Didier Perroudon, head of public security in northern France, said that the evil clown phenomenon originated in the north of France since early October.
BEIRUT: Squawking and hollering, a motley group of more than 100 Syrian kids point excitedly at the clown playing dead on the floor before them.
His parents, teachers and friends were so inspired by the Clown Doctors approach to therapeutic play that they decided to put on a show at the school to raise money for the charity.
Tommy said: "When I first started working as a clown in 1972, business was booming.
Omar El Nagdi found his latest inspiration in the subject of the clown as both a figure of comedy and tragedy and his latest collection is entitled "The Clown: Laughing and Crying".
But Clown International's Tony Eldridge said: "People behind it might see it as a laugh, but for victims it can be a horrible experience.
RESPONSIBLE Clown Sally Beadle, who is also known as Crazy Bananas, said: "Even my own children who grew up around clowns have been scared by this.
The Missouri State Fair on Monday imposed a lifetime ban on a rodeo clown whose depiction of President Barack Obama getting charged by a bull was widely criticized by Democratic and Republican officials alike.
Jardin public Douera: avec le clown Ennoudjoum et le magicien Haffaf.
The trophy will be presented to Emilion and Andreea by Gordon Sharpe, President of Clowns International and a professional funny-man himself as Clown Rainbow.
Summary: Dozens of clowns competed in the tenth annual Clown Olympics in Mexico City.
Wearing his colorful face paint and costume, Dale "Gizmo" McCracken may look like a typical clown.
CHILDREN are invited to clown around at a top Tyneside book emporium.