Laughingstock vs Clown - What's the difference?
| Related terms
Laughingstock is a related term of clown.
As nouns the difference between laughingstock and clown
is that laughingstock
is while clown
A performance artist often associated with a circus and typically characterised by bright, oversized clothing, a red nose, face paint, and a brightly colored wig and who performs slapstick.
A person who acts in a silly fashion.
(UK) A stupid person.
(obsolete) A man of coarse nature and manners; an awkward fellow; an illbred person; a boor.
(obsolete) One who works upon the soil; a rustic; a churl.
- (Sir Philip Sidney)
- The clown , the child of nature, without guile.
* (performance artist working in a circus)
* (person who acts in a silly fashion) buffoon, fool
* clown doctor
To act in a silly fashion.
* clown about (British)
* clown around