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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Watson makes confident strides away from her signature role as Hermione in Harry Potter, replete with a solid American accent, and Miller exudes wit and charm as the class clown.
Johnny Khamka is the class clown at his high school, not popular, but willing to keep joking to get the girl of his dreams.
I'm pretty sure she'd been the class clown through most of her life (much like the rest of us), and this probably wasn't the first time something like this had happened.
Like a seventh-grade class clown refusing to learn his Torah portion, he's ignorant of most things Jewish, and he sees no problem with that.
Ricky's the school photographer and class clown who enjoys playing practical jokes on his friends.
Weaver often had an uncomfortable time at school because of her height, but became the class clown to avoid being teased.
But in a time when few mainstream news outlets are interested in taking on the establishment, when an "embedded" press is in bed with its sources and won't ask the tough question or uncover the facile deception, a class clown may be the only one willing to puncture the ludicrous pronouncements of those in power.
He was such a genuine lad, he was always the class clown.
Having written no books for 16-year-olds, I simply talked to them--about growing up as a class clown and putting that questionable talent to good use, about favourite teachers and classroom rivals, about earning a living with my words and imagination.
Written by a veteran educator (and self-described class clown), this concise guide combines laugh-out-loud writing with the author's field-tested expertise to help educators: identify the four "signature" tendencies of class clowns; employ practical classroom strategies to keep instruction moving; and prevent class clowns from acting out by understanding how to teach them.
He is the class clown (and, yes, the experts say the class clown is most often a boy).
Bond is a Caucasian male student who frequently plays the role of the class clown.
Before that could happen, Thomas, the class clown standing right behind him, noticed his right foot.
It was a tidy moment of convergence, repeated in a pair of recent books from two young ambassadors of those campaigns: class clown cum fast-food muckraker Morgan Spurlock and tenderfoot conservative newspaper columnist Ben Shapiro.