Definition of Farcical

1. Adjective. Broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce. "Ludicrous green hair"

Exact synonyms: Ludicrous, Ridiculous
Similar to: Humorous, Humourous
Derivative terms: Farce, Ridicule, Ridiculousness



Definition of Farcical

1. a. Pertaining to farce; appropriated to farce; ludicrous; unnatural; unreal.

2. a. Of or pertaining to the disease called farcy. See Farcy, n.

Definition of Farcical

1. Adjective. resembling a farce; ludicrous; absurd ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Farcical

1. absurd [adj] - See also: absurd

Medical Definition of Farcical

1. Of or pertaining to the disease called farcy. See Farcy. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Farcical

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farce
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farcement
farcements
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farces
farceur
farceurs
farceuse
farceuses
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farcical (current term)
farcicalities
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farcie
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farcilite
farcilites
farcin
farcing

Literary usage of Farcical

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1. Dramatic Opinions and Essays, with an Apology: With an Apology by Bernard Shaw (1907)
"THE farcical COMEDY OUTBREAK The New Baby: a deception in three acts. Adapted by Arthur Bourchier from "Der Rabenvater," by HF Fischer and J. Jarno. ..."

2. Dramatic Opinions and Essays by G. Bernard Shaw: Containing as Well A Word by Bernard Shaw, James Huneker (1906)
"THE farcical COMEDY OUTBREAK The New Baby: a deception in three acts. Adapted by Arthur Bourchier from "Der Rabenvater," by HF Fischer and J. Jarno. ..."

3. A History of Missouri by Eugene Morrow Violette (1918)
"As a consequence this report, as may well be imagined, was most farcical. 3. Conditions Imposed on the Purchasing Companies However, when the sales were ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"A farcical appraisement was made at the last moment, and it was obviously intended to facilitate a hasty eale for a nominal price. ..."

5. Shakspere's predecessors in the English drama by John Addington Symonds (1900)
"farcical Character of this B—Diccon the Bedlam.—VI. Reasons for the Early Development ... farcical ..."

6. The Missions and Missionaries of California by Zephyrin Engelhardt (1913)
"Echeandia Tries to Find Evidence Against Fr. Martinez.—Letters of Fathers Juan and Pedro Cabot.—Fr. Martinez's Defence and Protest.—A farcical Court-Martial ..."

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