Clown"ish, a.

Of or resembling a clown, or characteristic of a clown; ungainly; awkward.

"Clownish hands." Spenser. "Clownish mimic." Prior.

-- Clown"ish*ly, adv.

Syn. -- Coarse; rough; clumsy; awkward; ungainly; rude; uncivil; ill-bred; boorish; rustic; untutored.

 

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