clown around

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Verb1.clown around - act as or like a clownclown around - act as or like a clown    
jest, joke - act in a funny or teasing way
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BOXERS SHORT The British pals clown around in the spoof underwear advert on TV in the States.
CHILDREN are invited to clown around at a top Tyneside book emporium.
CHILDREN can clown around and get involved in crazy circus capers in this year's Summer Reading Challenge.
STRICTLY Come Dancing star Pamela Stephenson's clearly been swept off her feet by partner James Jordan as they clown around in Scotland.
The owner of the Little Red Sweet Shop and Clown Around, both on Abergele Road said he'd had his windows smashed by drunks four times in four years.
CHILDREN who like to clown around have the chance to learn some circus skills as part of a programme of activities in at Lawrence Sheriff School, in Clifton Road, Rugby, tomorrow from 10am-to noon, or 1pm-to 3pm.
Families wanting to clown around and have a good old fashioned night out under the Big Top are flocking to the annual visit to Birmingham by Zippos Circus.