Part of speech: noun

A short, grotesque comedy; something ridiculous; an absurd failure.

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Usage examples "farce":

  1. Why keep up the farce? - "The Prisoner of Zenda", Anthony Hope.
  2. " 'The play's the thing, '" says Brian Desmond, lazily; " but when you are about it, make it a farce." - "Rossmoyne", Unknown.
  3. It was not until this moment that Peggy realized that there might be a serious side to the little farce she and Mary had decided to play for the punishment of Brewster. - "Brewster's Millions", George Barr McCutcheon.