Clownery
Clownery Clown"er*y (-[~e]r*[y^]), n. Clownishness. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

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  • clownery — noun (plural eries) Date: 1589 clownish behavior or an instance of clownishness ; buffoonery …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clownery — /klow neuh ree/, n., pl. clowneries for 2. 1. clownish behavior. 2. an instance of this. [1580 90; CLOWN + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • clownery — clown·er·y || klaÊŠnÉ™rɪ n. clownish behavior, clownishness; rudeness, lack of manners …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clownery — clown·ery …   English syllables

  • clownery — clown•er•y [[t]ˈklaʊ nə ri[/t]] n. pl. er•ies 1) clownish behavior 2) an instance of this • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • clownery — /ˈklaʊnəri/ (say klownuhree) noun (plural clowneries) 1. clownish behaviour. 2. a clown s performance …   Australian English dictionary

  • clownery — ˈklau̇nərē noun ( es) : clownish behavior or an instance of clownishness : buffoonery …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Clownerie — Possenreißerei; Possenreißen; Clownerei; Possen * * * Clow|ne|rie 〈[ klaʊ ] f. 19〉 Betragen eines Clowns, Spaßmacherei, Albernheit * * * Clow|ne|rie, die; , n [engl. clownery]: clownesker Auftritt, clowneske Handlung. * * * Clow|ne|rie …   Universal-Lexikon

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