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 Meanings and Examples of CLOWN
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 n.  a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
Classic Sentence:
1  Courtesy of tongue," said Rowena, "when it is used to veil churlishness of deed, is but a knight's girdle around the breast of a base clown.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
2  This man was so assured in himself he didn't know what a clown other people found him, a half-bred fellow.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 12
3  Well, all through the circus they done the most astonishing things; and all the time that clown carried on so it most killed the people.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII.
4  As the younger ones slipped up to him in his retreat, he kept taking things out of his pockets; penny dolls, a wooden clown, a balloon pig that was inflated by a whistle.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: II
5  Living among clowns and misanthropists, she probably cannot appreciate a better class of people when she meets them.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
6  And clowns come crowding on, with cudgels in their hands.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
7  Hussars, ladies, witches, clowns, and bears, after clearing their throats and wiping the hoarfrost from their faces in the vestibule, came into the ballroom where candles were hurriedly lighted.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence:
1  While the first impression of a traditional clown may be one of frivolity, the exaggerated makeup, clothing, expressions.
2  Because he worked in pantomime, the clown could be understood wherever he appeared.
3  Frankie's a bit of a clown.
4  Finally it occurred to them that their naked skin represented flesh-colored "tights" very fairly; so they drew a ring in the sand and had a circus -- with three clowns in it, for none would yield this proudest post to his neighbor.
5  Do these clowns want us to emulate the Japanese "work until you die" ethic?