See also Farce
- (UK) IPA: /fɑːs/, SAMPA: /fA:s/
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- (US) enPR: färs, IPA: /fɑrs/, SAMPA: /fArs/
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- Rhymes: -ɑː(r)s
NounModificarFarce (countable and uncountable; plural Farces)
- (uncountable) A style of humor marked by broad improbabilities with little regard to regularity or method; compare sarcasm
- (countable) A motion picture or play featuring this style of humor.
- The farce that we saw last night had us laughing and shaking our heads at the same time.
- (uncountable) A situation abounding with ludicrous incidents
- The first month of labor negotiations was a farce.
- (uncountable) A ridiculous or empty show
- The political arena is a mere farce, with all sorts of fools trying to grab power.
style of humor
situation full of ludicrous incidents
ridiculous or empty show
- Farce in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- Farce in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- Farce at OneLook® Dictionary Search
Farce f. (plural Farces)