Definition of 'farce'
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The drama was accompanied by no small measure of comedy and farce. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The great tragedy ended in farce. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then came a moment of low farce and high controversy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Her trial was a tragedy compounded by farce. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The stage is set for high farce. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The whole situation is a farce. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is a heavy dose of French farce with its crude language and plots based on trickery. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)Sport's big farce takes place today. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But this French bedroom farce has a couple of things going for it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many things need ironing out quickly so the system doesn't become a farce. The Sun (2010)Just sorry one of the great rugby stories had to end in a French farce. The Sun (2011)Appointments have become a farce, and more so under the present government. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Should we call it tragedy, or farce? The Times Literary Supplement (2014)All we produced was a French farce. The Sun (2016)It was miraculous and silly, a night of high seriousness and high farce. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Scenes of farce, tragedy and horror flicker between bursts of comedy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Do you paint it as high farce, or just go for a swaggering thrill ride? Christianity Today (2000)WHAT a ridiculous farce our politicians have inflicted on themselves over pay. The Sun (2013)Whisk up the French bedroom farce. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We've seen bedroom farce before. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It would become a farce. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was like a French farce. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's become a big farce. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He has taken farce of the kind that only the England cricket team can manage and turned it into an epic of triumph. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's frothy fun that turns bucolic Britain into one big bedroom farce. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'farce'
British English: farce NOUN
A farce is a humorous play in which the characters become involved in complicated and unlikely situations.
The play is a zany and uproarious black farce.
Definition of farce from the Collins English Dictionary
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