Funny and Slapstick


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Funny adjective – Causing or intended to cause laughter.
Usage example: a very funny movie that had audiences rolling in the aisles

Slapstick is a synonym for funny in humorous topic. In some cases you can use "Slapstick" instead an adjective "Funny", when it comes to topics like silly, comical.
Nearby Words: funning, funnily
Synonyms for Funny


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Slapstick adjective – Characterized by horseplay and physical action.
Funny is a synonym for slapstick in comical topic. You can use "Funny" instead an adjective "Slapstick".
Synonyms for Slapstick

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  • The world of Breath of Fire II looks funny and slapstick, right?
  • Slapstick This is one of the things the duo is primarily remembered for — even after they switched to sound and slapstick began to make way for verbal humor, they still used lots and lots of slapstick in their shorts and features, which is why they are still funny with modern-day audiences today.
    Source: Slapstick
  • Giant Mook Comes off being unintentionally funny due to the mook looking like a big Ray Charles, the slapstick style choreography, and the rather silly way in which Batman sends the mook falling to his death.
    Source: Giant Mook
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