clownery


clown·ery

noun \ˈkla-nə-rē\
plural clown·er·ies

Definition of CLOWNERY

:  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>

First Known Use of CLOWNERY

1589

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