farce farce  /ˈfɑrs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations
  2. (n) mixture of ground raw chicken and mushrooms with pistachios and truffles and onions and parsley and lots of butter and bound with eggs
  3. (v) fill with a stuffing while cooking

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Usage(s):

  1. Director Frank Oz has made an insanely funny, slightly out-of-control farce that crosses the line just once or twice.
  2. Why Bother to Knock is a glib, mildly titillating Hollywood-style sex farce.
  3. Robert De Niro's comic menace and Ben Stiller's genial haplessness combine in an inspired farce.

News

  1. Adam Sandler to Comically Fail to Kill Himself

    The Hollywood Reporter reports that Adam Sandler is going to star in Hello Ghost, a hilarious farce about a regular guy who tries to commit suicide and, after multiple failed attempts, is haunted by four ghosts. They won't leave Sandler alone until he helps them fix their past wrongs. Based ... More »
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Vulture

  2. Driftwood Players stage classic British farce

    "Noises Off": This is your quintessential frantic, door-slamming British farce.If you've recently had...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

  3. Theatre UCF opens bedroom farce 'Boeing Boeing'

    Theatre UCF's summer season opens with the bedroom farce "Boeing Boeing," running from June 13-July 20 in the Black Box theater.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

Quotes

  1. "Far from being a victory for Mr. Mohamed in his long-running struggle for justice, this is more of the same farce that is Guantanamo," Stafford Smith said. "The military has informed us that they plan to charge him again within a month,...
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: Clive Stafford Smith Source: USA Today

  2. "It's not an election; it's a farce. Its results were known long ago," Kasparov said Saturday after handing in a petition denouncing the vote at the election commission's headquarters in Moscow.
    on Mar 1, 2006 By: Garry Kasparov Source: 940 News

  3. No less a figure than James Madison warned that, "A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy or perhaps both."
    on Jan 11, 2007 By: James Madison Source: The Nation.

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