What does the word farcical mean?

Usage examples for farcical

  1. Manti seemed to be fraudulent, farcical, upon closer inspection. – 'Firebrand' Trevison by 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 by 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 by Allen Johnson