farce


farce

noun

Definition of FARCE

1
a poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something <the recall of a duly elected official for a frivolous reason is not democracy in action but a farce>
Related Words burlesque, comedy; lampoon, takeoff; counterfeit, fake, feigning, forgery, hoax, humbug, knockoff, phony (also phoney), pretense (or pretence), sham, simulation
Near Antonyms homage, tribute
2
humorous entertainment <the rubber-faced, loose-jointed comedian is a master of knockabout farce>
Synonyms farce, humor, slapstick

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