2 definitions by speakonit

Top Definition
A inappropriate question, typically dripping with either intentional or moronic douchebaggery, and usually posed by an actual douchebag.

A clown question is best met with the following retort, coined by Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals on June 13, 2012, in response to a clown question posed by a Toronto TV reporter: "That's a clown question, bro."
Toronto TV Reporter to Bryce Harper (a 19-year-old Major League Baseball rooking phenom whose Mormon religion forbids the drinking of alcohol and, moreover, whose age makes it illegal to drink in the United States): "You got a favorite beer?"

Bryce Harper: "I'm not answering that. That's a clown question, bro."
by speakonit June 13, 2012
The standard and best retort to a clown question.
Toronto TV Reporter to Bryce Harper (a 19-year-old Major League Baseball rooking phenom whose Mormon religion forbids the drinking of alcohol and, moreover, whose age makes it illegal to drink in the United States): "You got a favorite beer?"

Bryce Harper: "I'm not answering that. That's a clown question, bro."

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A reporter to First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln (immediately after her husband -- President Abraham Lincoln -- was murdered by an assassin's bullet during the performance of a play at which Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln were in attendance): "Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you enjoy the play?"

Mrs. Lincoln: "That's a clown question, bro. Get outta here with that shit."
by speakonit June 13, 2012
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