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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a buffoonish manner.

Usage examples (28)
  • He stood up again, laughing clownishly at his own cleverness.
  • All these men have acted at least as, if not far more, clownishly.
  • Note, people often confuse the Washington Times, a clownishly far-right organ of the Rev.
  • “He means it,” said Yossarian, when Michael looked clownishly at him for interpretation. for more
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