Meaning of “slapstick” in the English Dictionary

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"slapstick" in British English

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slapsticknoun [ U ]

uk /ˈslæp.stɪk/ us /ˈslæp.stɪk/

(Definition of “slapstick” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"slapstick" in American English

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slapsticknoun [ U ]

us /ˈslæpˌstɪk/

a type of acting intended to be amusing because of the timing of fast physical actions, typically of someone falling or being hit by something or someone

(Definition of “slapstick” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)