Synonyms and Antonyms of farce

  1. 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> Synonyms caricature, cartoon, mockery, joke, parody, sham, travestyRelated Words burlesque, comedy; lampoon, takeoff; counterfeit, fake, feigning, forgery, hoax, humbug, knockoff, phony (also phoney), pretense (or pretence), sham, simulationNear Antonyms homage, tribute

  2. 2 humorous entertainment <the rubber-faced, loose-jointed comedian is a master of knockabout farce> Synonyms comedy, humor, slapstickRelated Words high comedy, low comedy; burlesque, parody, satire; improv, stand-up; banter, drollery, persiflage, wit; foolery, fun, horseplay, knockabout, monkeyshine(s), shenanigan(s)

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