farceur [fär sʉr′]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- an actor in farces
- a writer of farces
- a joker; humorist; wag
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- One who acts in or writes a farce.
- A comic; a wag.
Origin: French, from Old French, from farcer, to joke, from farce, farce; see farce.