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class clown

class clown

Meaning

  • A wiseacre.
  • Someone who stands out in a class because he makes constant jokes and pokes fun at people.
  • A student who is funny and uses his wit to make others laugh.

Example Sentences

  1. He is the class clown with the constant talking and making fun of others.
  2. Your father doesn’t always look like it but he was quite a class clown in his days.
  3. A class clown makes fun of people but should be sporting enough to be able to laugh at himself.
  4. It was shocking to see him so serious after the results were out. Otherwise he is such a class clown.
  5. It seems to be the responsibility of the class clown to cheer everyone up after some bad moments. You in particular are very good at it.
  6. Not many people know that he has such a painful past and has been admitted in the hospital so many time from the class clown demeanour that he carries currently.
  7. A class clown is an integral part of the high school composition, just as the nerds, the jocks the cheer leaders and the rest.
  8. Although teachers punish class clowns, they seem to be their favourite students.

Origin
The origin of this phrase is unavailable.

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