Definition of clownishly in US English:

clownishly

adverb

  • See clownish

    • ‘He clownishly spun the bottle, and it pointed to Tiffany.’
    • ‘Like all adolescent males, they were looking for food and their feet seemed clownishly huge.’
    • ‘He gives a performance that is both clownishly broad and impressively nuanced.’
    • ‘One of the lawyers appears, clownishly calling his client a "calm man" and suggesting that legal actions might be better taken against the despotic colonel.’
    • ‘Those who know him only as some sort of clownishly macho hipster from the past are missing out on one of the most powerful voices and exciting stage presences in pop music.’