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Definition of Clown


  1. A man of coarse nature and manners; an awkward fellow; an ill-bred person; a boor.
  2. One who works upon the soil; a rustic; a churl.
  3. The fool or buffoon in a play, circus, etc.
  4. To act as a clown; -- with it.

Clown Quotations

I'm a clown, which could be a public health role. I'm really interested in moving our society away from a society needing Xanax and Prozac, and that is really feeling depressed, to one that is celebrating, and so I find just walking around in colorful clothes, people smile.
Patch Adams

I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician.
Charlie Chaplin

I see myself as an intelligent, sensitive human, with the soul of a clown which forces me to blow it at the most important moments.
Jim Morrison

I know what I look like - a weird, sad clown puppet. I'm fine with that.
Rainn Wilson

By blood a king, in heart a clown.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
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Clown Translations

clown in Afrikaans is nar
clown in Dutch is clown, paljas, pias
clown in French is clown, clownesque
clown in German is Faxenmacher
clown in Latin is fossor
clown in Spanish is payaso
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