Synonyms of slapstick


1. slapstick, comedy

usage: a boisterous comedy with chases and collisions and practical jokes

2. slapstick, acoustic device

usage: acoustic device consisting of two paddles hinged together; used by an actor to make a loud noise without inflicting injury when striking someone


1. slapstick, humorous (vs. humorless), humourous

usage: characterized by horseplay and physical action; "slapstick style of humor"

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