2. A state of affairs that resembles the concept of dozens of adults dressed in bright colors with synthetic wigs and enormous shoes emerging one by one from an impossibly tiny car
3. A circumstance, incident or person that seems simple from the outside but is in fact vast, labyrinthine, complex and more likely than not, a fiasco.
4. A situation, person or event that is worthy of mockery, scorn or derision.
Clowncar is best used when preceded by a superlative.
Alt spelling: Klownauto.
George Bush’s policies regarding Iraq are completely clowncar.
The fact that the case about ‘Bong hits 4 Jesus’ made it to the Supreme Court is absolutely clowncar.
Don’t take the 1 train to Time’s Square. I heard someone jumped in front of the train and it’s a total clowncar down there.
Such "tactics" are frowned upon by many RO players (especially those who enjoy realistic tactics), but it is also considered fun to do every once in a while by quite a lot of people.
"We should name the BA-64 the Clown Car in honor of all the brave clown satchel-throwers serving for their Motherland!" -- Feldwebel Crin
"the Tigerpolizei are rounding up BA64 drivers so look out! :-O" -- middenrat