Meaning of Punch-and-Judy show

Punch'-and-Ju'dy show"

Pronunciation: (punch'un-j'dē), [key]
  1. a puppet show having a conventional plot consisting chiefly of slapstick humor and the tragicomic misadventures of the grotesque, hook-nosed, humpback buffoon Punch and his wife Judy.
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