Likely from North Germanic, akin to Icelandic klunni (“klutz”) and Old Frisian klönne (“klutz”). Less likely from Latin colonus (“colonist, farmer”), although learned awareness of this term may have influenced semantic development.
clown (plural clowns)
- A slapstick performance artist often associated with a circus and usually characterized by bright, oversized clothing, a red nose, face paint, and a brightly colored wig.
- A person who acts in a silly fashion.
- A stupid person.
- (obsolete) A man of coarse nature and manners; an awkward fellow; an illbred person; a boor.
- (obsolete) One who works upon the soil; a rustic; a churl; a yokel.
clown (third-person singular simple present clowns, present participle clowning, simple past and past participle clowned)
- (intransitive) To act in a silly or playful fashion.
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