slapstick Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"slapstick" in British English

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slapsticknoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈslæp.stɪk/
a ​type of ​humorousacting in which the ​actorsbehave in a ​silly way, such as by ​throwing things, ​falling over, etc.
(Definition of slapstick from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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slapsticknoun [U]

 us   /ˈslæpˌstɪk/
a ​type of ​actingintended to be ​amusing because of the ​timing of ​fastphysicalactions, ​typically of someone ​falling or being ​hit by something or someone
(Definition of slapstick from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “slapstick”
in Chinese (Simplified) 打闹剧,粗俗滑稽剧…
in Turkish şaklabanlık, şaklabanlığa dayalı ucuz komedi, âdi komedi…
in Russian фарс…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打鬧劇,粗俗滑稽劇…
in Polish komedia slapstickowa…
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