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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A kind of comedy that depends on fast, foolish activity for its humor.

Usage examples (32)
  • That movie was filled with slapstick comedy from beginning to end.
  • slapstick style of humor
  • We are playing improv games and working in slapstick — big picture issues.
  • Sophisticated slapstick is difficult to achieve, and this is one of the finest success stories I can conjure. for more
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