adj, adv, describing an artistic expression, work, action, or attitude which is trite, maudlin, clumsy and overearnest.
"The Black Hole" is a sad-clown rendition of Kubrick's "2001", simplifying the latter's rarefied metaphysics into simplistic Manichean notions of heaven and hell.
by condour August 05, 2003
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Somone who is really depressed but hides it. They paint themselves with a cheery mask and pretend everything is ok, but its all a lie.
She acts happy, but really shes a sad clown.
by Wolf89 July 02, 2006
a irony, a person who is happy but sense something bad is going to happen, therefore making that person feel sad
i feel like a sad clown
by Guillen February 03, 2009
The act of a female performing deep fellatio on a male while wearing heavy mascara and/or eyeliner. The depth of the act may initiate the gag reflex causing her eyes to water, resulting in her mascara to run down each cheek; thus, resembling a sad clown when she looks up at you.
I'm stressed out. I could really go for a sad clown tonight.
by Mr. Rotten Treats July 20, 2009
When you feel depressed about something, or you are having a hard time coping.
Jenny: Hey Christi, why are you being such a sad clown?

Christi: I lost my cell phone, debit card and keys last night at the bar.
by xeni January 29, 2005
*Sad clown* is an adjective I use when something doesn't go my way or I hear something sad. Nothing sadder then a sad clown.
When I saw the little boys stepping on a half dead bird after school one day, all I could say was, "O, sad clown."
by Foxy March 25, 2004
a sad clown is when the female is engaging in oral sex with the male and the male nuts in her mouth without warning. thus resulting in a facial expression of a sad clown.
Merry: So how did you and Peter do last night.

Jane: We were doing great til he slipped me a sad clown.
by C.Phil January 14, 2004

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