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    what is the person who wears the costume of cartoon characters in front of restaurant

    what is the person who wears the costume of cartoon characters in front of restaurants to attract people? a clown

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    Re: what is the person who wears the costume of cartoon characters in front of restau

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmine_Jafari View Post
    What is the person who wears the costume of cartoon characters in front of restaurants to attract people, a clown?
    No, unless they are dressed as a clown.
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    Re: what is the person who wears the costume of cartoon characters in front of restau

    I'm not sure there is a specific name, we generally just call them by whatever character they're dressed as - i.e. man in a chicken suit.

    In some cases, we call them mascots, but I don't know that that would necessarily work in all circumstances.
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    Re: what is the person who wears the costume of cartoon characters in front of restau

    Based on one definition of the noun "tout" (a person who solicits business in a brazen way), I think "tout" would work.

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    Re: what is the person who wears the costume of cartoon characters in front of restau

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmine_Jafari View Post
    ​What is do we call the a person who wears the costume of cartoon characters in front of restaurants to attract people? A clown?
    Note my changes above, marked in red.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: what is the person who wears the costume of cartoon characters in front of restau

    The downside of "tout" as a noun is that many of us have never heard it used that way.

    I'd use "mascot" I think. Or, as said above, "the giant chicken" or "the Statue of Liberty" standing out there.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: what is the person who wears the costume of cartoon characters in front of restau

    Perhaps if enough touts tout tout, it'd catch on.
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