Know Your Next Word : farcical
16. farcical :
a facile temperament
Farcical means like a farce, which is mockery or a ridiculous satire.
The serious play quickly turned farcical when the leading man's belt broke and his pants fell to his ankles.
The formerly secret documents detailed the CIA's farcical attempt to discredit Fidel Castro by sprinkling his shoes with a powder that was supposed to make his beard fall out.
the wild farcical exuberance of a clown
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