Definition of slapstick noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

slapstick

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈslæpstɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈslæpstɪk//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the type of humour that is based on simple actions, for example people hitting each other, falling down, etc. slapstick comedy Wordfindercaricature, comedy, funny, joke, parody, pun, sketch, slapstick, spoof, take-off
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