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Definition of slapstick noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

slapstick

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈslæpstɪk//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the type of humor that is based on simple actions, for example people hitting each other, falling down, etc. slapstick comedy
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