Definition of 'screwball'
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Her character befriends an ageing screenwriter and learns a few lessons in classic Hollywood screwball romances.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Times Literary Supplement (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Another modern attempt to make a classic 1930s screwball comedy.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Here was a woman noble enough to act the fool, and smart enough to make screwball comedy feel like a serious art.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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