noun, plural clown·er·ies for 2.
Origin of clownery
First recorded in 1580–90; clown
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for clownery
Historical Examples of clownery
The clownery and pantaloonery of these pantomimes have clean passed out of my head.
As to his father's ignorance and clownery, 'twas as good metall in the oare which wants excoriating and refineing.