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English adjective: slapstick

1. slapstick characterized by horseplay and physical action


SamplesSlapstick style of humor.


Similarhumorous, humourous


Antonymshumorless, humourless, unhumorous


English noun: slapstick

1. slapstick (communication) a boisterous comedy with chases and collisions and practical jokes


Broader (hypernym)comedy

2. slapstick (artifact) acoustic device consisting of two paddles hinged together; used by an actor to make a loud noise without inflicting injury when striking someone


Broader (hypernym)acoustic device









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