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Meaning of farce

farce

Pronunciation: (färs), [key]
— n., v., farced, farc•ing.
—n.
  1. a light, humorous play in which the plot depends upon a skillfully exploited situation rather than upon the development of character.
  2. humor of the type displayed in such works.
  3. foolish show; mockery; a ridiculous sham.
  4. forcemeat.
—v.t.
  1. to season (a speech or composition), esp. with witty material.
  2. to stuff; cram.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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