farcical

Part of speech: adjective

Burlesque; absurd.

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Usage examples "farcical":

  1. Manti seemed to be fraudulent, farcical, upon closer inspection. - "'Firebrand' Trevison", Charles Alden Seltzer.
  2. The title- it is typical of Mr. Wells- suggests at once the farcical element in the whole thing. - "Personality in Literature", Rolfe Arnold Scott-James.
  3. Far away from the sound of Commodore Preble's guns a strange, almost farcical, intervention in the Tripolitan War was preparing. - "Jefferson and his Colleagues A Chronicle of the Virginia Dynasty, Volume 15 In The Chronicles Of America Series", Allen Johnson.