HyperDic: slapstick

English > 3 senses of the word slapstick:
NOUNcommunicationslapsticka boisterous comedy with chases and collisions and practical jokes
artifactslapstickacoustic device consisting of two paddles hinged together
ADJECTIVEallslapstickcharacterized by horseplay and physical action
slapstick > pronunciation
Soundsslae'pstih.k
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > slapstick: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by horseplay and physical action.
Example"slapstick style of humor"
Broaderhumorous, humourousFull of or characterized by humor
Spanishbullicioso, revoltoso
English > slapstick: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA boisterous comedy with chases and collisions and practical jokes.
Broadercomedylight and humorous drama with a happy ending
Spanishbufonada, comedia de payasadas, farsa bufonesca, payasada, slapstick
Catalancomèdia de pallassades, farsa bufonesca
English > slapstick: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningacoustic device consisting of two paddles hinged together; used by an actor to make a loud noise without inflicting injury when striking someone.
Broaderacoustic deviceA device for amplifying or transmitting sound

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