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clownish


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clownish  \Clown"ish\,  a. 
  Of  or  resembling  a  clown,  or  characteristic  of  a  clown; 
  ungainly;  awkward.  ``Clownish  hands.''  --Spenser.  ``Clownish 
  mimic.''  --Prior.  --  {Clown"ish*ly},  adv 
 
  Syn:  Coarse;  rough;  clumsy;  awkward;  ungainly;  rude;  uncivil; 
  ill-bred;  boorish;  rustic;  untutored. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clownish 
  adj  :  like  a  clown;  "a  buffoonish  walk";  "a  clownish  face";  "a 
  zany  sense  of  humor"  [syn:  {buffoonish},  {clowlike},  {zany}] 




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