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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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Like that other slapstick clown with a painted on grin and mad hair - BoJo.
Nevertheless, the Ironton police department has requested residents to put away the scary clown costumes for at least another week.
Dr Walker said: "I think if you look at the North American context there's a long history of disturbing clown figures.
The killer clown fad is set to keep going at Redcar's Scream Factory this Halloween.
The moment the clown chased the terrified trio was captured on video.
He argued that kids have always been afraid of clowns, but a few commenters countered that Pennywise was the reason they became afraid of clowns in the first place.
It's not something you could put makeup on and say you're a Clown, clown with a capital C," Cunningham said, likening it to a person putting on ballet shoes and claiming to be a dancer.
Another said a person dressed as a clown had jumped out in front of their car.
It's a clown on an oynxbase which says 'I love you'.
The craze could reach a menacing level in the coming weeks as it coincides with the Halloween; because, people - even the authorities - will not be able to make any distinction between a creepy clown and a chap in a traditional Halloween costume.
THE killer clowns hysteria that started in the US and has since landed in Ireland has even left Ronald McDonald laying low.
Earlier this month Connor Jones, 18, from Caerphilly, was fined PS90 and issued a fixed penalty notice for dressing up as a clown near St Cenydd Comprehensive School.
Distorted clown features may fall into the "uncanny valley" - a psychological theory where a figure looks almost human, but not enough to be realistic, and so makes people feel disturbed.
Police forces across the region have appealed to pranksters to pack up - and called on shops to ditch dodgy clown costumes.
THE creepy clown craze sweeping Britain is "hijacking a harmless profession", according to an entertainer from Holmfirth.