Examples of clownery in a Sentence
it was clownery like that that resulted in an expensive vase being broken
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Either one of his performances would have been noteworthy, but that the same person should be playing both parts (as well as that of Mr. Wickham) is a truly stupendous piece of quick-change clownery.
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Synonymsbuffoonery, horseplay, clowning, foolery, high jinks (also hijinks), horsing around, monkey business, monkeying, monkeyshine (s), roughhouse, roughhousing, shenanigan (s), skylarking, slapstick, tomfoolery
Related Wordschildishness, clownishness, foolishness, funning, jesting, joking, nonsense, silliness, waggery; boisterousness, rambunctiousness, rowdiness, rowdyism, rumbustiousness [chiefly British]; devilry (or deviltry), impishness, knavery, mischief, mischievousness, prankishness, rascality, roguery, roguishness, trickery; cavorting, frivolity, frolicking, gamboling (or gambolling), merrymaking, playfulness, revelry, roistering, romping, sporting, sportiveness
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