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slapstick

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈslæp.stɪk/
a type of humorous acting in which the actors behave in a silly way, such as by throwing things, falling over, etc.
Translations of “slapstick”
in Chinese (Traditional) 打鬧劇,粗俗滑稽劇…
in Russian фарс…
in Turkish şaklabanlık, şaklabanlığa dayalı ucuz komedi, âdi komedi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打闹剧,粗俗滑稽剧…
in Polish komedia slapstickowa…
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