What is the meaning of Clown? Concept, Definition of Clown

Definition of clown

1 Meaning of clown 

A clown (from the Italian pagliaccio), is a stereotypical character commonly depicted with extravagant costumes, excessive makeup and conspicuous wigs. It is generally associated with a circus artist, whose function is to make laugh people, play tricks, do tricks and sometimes funny tricks, but is also a satirical actor who makes fun of everyday life. In addition gives the nickname to any person who has to have a humor chusco. In some cultures, clothing and Clown Makeup denote a hierarchy, from tramp to the white face makeup. The artist can make use of oil or water base makeup. Also, in some societies clowns relate with other areas and topics, mostly from television, where they are represented as evil characters. Regularly in childhood fear these characters by their dress and arrangements.Aka clown which means villager, has as antecedent circuses where villagers were the first to be part of this.
There is also the rodeo clowns, who play an important role because they must distract the bull and attract it to help avoid the cowboy to be hurt by the animal. Your clothing can include hanging scarves to your belt. Cruise clown: clown who only is dedicated to doing his act in any large and busy street intersections, making a short Act usually juggling, that lasts what lasts the height of the cruise. Clown doctor: is known to laugh action generates endorphins, it helps the body to heal faster; the function of these clowns is to cause laughter in hospitals to help patients.

2. Definition of clown 

Clown is a notion that is derived from the Italian language (pagliaccio) and that it can be used as a noun or adjective. In the first case, a clown is a type of artist who seeks to entertain the public with certain humorous routines and through her makeup and wardrobe of unusual features.
The clown can work in a circus, although there are also people who work in theatres, television or programs even in public as street performers. Clowns can tell jokes, perform juggling, create shapes with balloon (balloon), making funny noises, or appeal to other actions to generate laughs among the public.
For example: "clowns and acrobats were the best of the circus", "theater company announced the addition of the clown Lunarcitos for the summer season", "the comedian told that he began his career as a clown, offering a show in the hat on the Atlantic coast".
Since the true identity of the clown is hidden behind the makeup and disguise, many people are afraid to these characters. He is known as coulrophobia to phobia (irrational fear) generated by the clowns.
As an adjective, it is said that a person is a clown when it is unserious, or tends to amuse those who surround it with actions or words funny: "you're No clown, take off the tie of the head and returns to work", "Pepe is a clown, cannot speak seriously with him", "my father was pretty clown at home, but it turned into someone very formal and circumspect when he entered his Office".

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