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clownery

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noun clown·ery \ˈklau̇-nə-rē\

Definition of clownery

plural clown·er·ies

  1. :  clownish behavior or an instance of clownishness :  buffoonery



Examples of clownery

  1. <it was clownery like that that resulted in an expensive vase being broken>



1589

First Known Use of clownery

1589


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