the class clown

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the class clown

: a student who tries to make other students laugh
  • His classmates remember him as the class clown.

Word by Word Definitions

class play
  1. : a body of students meeting regularly to study the same subject

  2. : the period during which such a body meets

  3. : a course of instruction

  1. : classify

clown play
  1. : farmer, countryman

  2. : a rude ill-bred person : boor

  3. : a fool, jester, or comedian in an entertainment (such as a play)

  1. : to act as or like a clown


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