Clown and Zany

Clown

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Clown noun – A comically dressed performer (as at a circus) who entertains with playful tricks and ridiculous behavior.
Usage example: a clown wearing big floppy shoes and a red wig

Zany is a synonym for clown in jester topic. In some cases you can use "Zany" instead a noun "Clown", when it comes to topics like comedian, laughter, historical, joking person. popular alternative
Nearby Words: clowning, clownish, clownery, clow
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Zany

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Zany noun – A comically dressed performer (as at a circus) who entertains with playful tricks and ridiculous behavior.
Usage example: hired a zany to entertain the children at the birthday party

Clown is a synonym for zany in person topic. You can use "Clown" instead a noun "Zany", if it concerns topics such as comedian, laughter, person who is wildly funny. popular alternative
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  • At the beginning, it's a zany story about a somewhat dimwitted nerdy kid running around his house doing random things with his quirky clown-obsessed father while his friend manipulated his house through a computer game, to his dismay.
  • Depraved Kids' Show Host The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown: When the cameras are rolling, he's the zany clown kids love!
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