Comedy and Farce


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Comedy noun – Humorous entertainment.
Usage example: presented a night of comedy as part of the weeklong celebrations

Farce is a synonym for comedy in humour topic. In some cases you can use "Farce" instead the word "Comedy" as a noun or an adjective, when it comes to topics like performance, art, exaggerated comedy, funny entertainment. popular alternative
Nearby Word: comedian
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Farce noun – A poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something.
Usage example: the recall of a duly elected official for a frivolous reason is not democracy in action but a farce

Comedy is a synonym for farce in performance topic. You can use "Comedy" instead the word "Farce" as a noun or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as art, nonsense, exaggerated comedy. popular alternative
Nearby Words: farcical, fart, farcically, farced
Synonyms for Farce

How words are described

old old comedy old farce
broad broad comedy broad farce
musical musical comedy musical farce
pure pure comedy pure farce
Other adjectives: typical, complete, half, popular, great, serious, little, dark, satirical, new, silly, absurd, political, outright, classic, hilarious, surreal.

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / Burn After Reading Wrong Genre Savvy: Several characters: Chad and Linda seem to think that they're in a cool spy film instead of a Black Comedy/farce.
  • It has elements both of British Conspiracy Thriller and psychological drama, as well as pure comedy and farce.
  • Series / Three's Company The girls just looove Jack's... er, foodstuffs."Come and knock on our door... We've been waiting for you... Where the kisses are hers and hers and his, Three's company, too."Iconic late-'70s Roommate Com/slapstick sex farce/comedy of errors series.
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