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farceur

Syllabification: far·ceur
Pronunciation: /färˈsər
 
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Definition of farceur in English:

noun

1A writer of or performer in farces.
Example sentences
  • Both proved themselves adept farceurs, savouring every idiotic situation and line of dialogue with gusto and panache.
  • In other words, whereas Moliere is a farceur, Kleist is a Romantic.
  • In either case, the juxtaposition of sly humour and high drama seems to mirror the gap between Stiller's two personas, as farceur and tragedian.
1.1A joker or comedian.

Origin

late 17th century: French, from obsolete farcer 'act in farces'.

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