(noun, adjective)


1. characterized by horseplay and physical action

- slapstick style of humor

Similar word(s): humorous, humourous


1. a boisterous comedy with chases and collisions and practical jokes

Definition categories: communication, comedy

2. acoustic device consisting of two paddles hinged together; used by an actor to make a loud noise without inflicting injury when striking someone

Definition categories: man–made