class clown


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class clown

A mischievous or impudent student who frequently disrupts the class with jokes, pranks, or wry comments as a means of drawing attention to him- or herself. Every teacher has to deal with class clowns eventually.
See also: class, clown
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University of Florida's Prof Jeff Johnson said: "Groups work best when they have somebody who takes on the role of class clown. They have the ability to bridge gaps when tensions appear.
"I found school really boring, I was a class clown and quite troublesome, it was always a place to express all those sides of myself.
Martin, the class clown, and Petra, the "should have been" valedictorian sit next to each other during their interminable graduation ceremony.
Krysyle Reyes, Kian's former Grade 11 adviser, described Kian as the class clown. 'He was just a typical high schooler,' she said.
It's obviously not great that Jack is being detained but we are just glad he is now out of the situation he was in before." It is understood that Jack Letts converted to Islam while he was a teenager at Cherwell School in the UK, where he was described as a "class clown." When he fled the UK is understood he changed his name to Abu Muhamed, living in Iraq, but he became known as Jihadi Jack after claims he was joining Daesh.
Class clown Tonisha Lowe was stunned when she was hauled to the headteacher's office after she was spotted donning the scary rubber face mask.
In the circus of natural history I was the class clown, she the vivarium; her faith included the decomposing log and the chemical chatter of beetles.
He remembers his first crush that rejected him, a teacher he was afraid of, his mean aunt, and the class clown who always used to follow him around.
Anna, Banana, and the Big-Mouth Bet (9781481416115, $15.99) provides more interpersonal conflicts: this time involving a class clown who likes to make fun of Anna's problems and her friends.
However, even though 'Miiiiitchell' - as he was christened by the Edgbaston crowd this week - is playing the part to perfection, the real class clown is Aussie skipper Michael Clarke (right).
So when you see the great man getting irritated by class clown David Walliams, my guess is he's not faking it.
Hoffman says Davis, a 19-year veteran of the department, is ''the class clown'' and loved making the video.
They don't share their old man's sadistic tendencies, however, so it'll just be me tuning in to the Gunners against Dortmund, watching with tears rolling down my cheeks as class clown Per Mertesacker and his equally disobedient pals try to give the impression they've done their homework on the German attack.
* Class Clown: Joe Biden (21%) and Chris Christie (14%)
Each member adds a little flavour: Harry Styles is the big personality with the rocky tone, Horan is the prince of showmanship, Louis Tomlinson is the class clown with the vulnerable timbre, Liam Payne brings the earnest falsetto and Zayn Malik provides the stand-out vocal runs.