slapstick

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a pair of sticks tied together at one end and used to create a slapping sound effect for (1)
physical comedy, e.g. slipping on a banana peel, exaggeratedly losing balance, etc
Slapstick is a simple type of comedy in which the actors behave in a rough and foolish way. slapstick comedy. humorous acting in which the performers fall over, throw things at each other etc (slapstick (19-20 centuries)). Comedy characterized by broad humour, absurd situations, and vigorous, often violent action. It took its name from a paddlelike device, probably introduced by 16th-century commedia dell'arte troupes, that produced a resounding whack when one comic actor used it to strike another. Slapstick comedy became popular in 19th-century music halls and vaudeville theatres and was carried into the 20th century by silent-movie comedians such as Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, and Mack Sennett's Keystone Kops and later by Laurel and Hardy, the Marx Brothers, and the Three Stooges
acoustic device consisting of two paddles hinged together; used by an actor to make a loud noise without inflicting injury when striking someone a boisterous comedy with chases and collisions and practical jokes characterized by horseplay and physical action; "slapstick style of humor
{i} boisterous comedy characterized by horseplay and farce; stick or combination of sticks used by clowns and other comic entertainers to produce a loud slapping sound
{s} of or pertaining to a slapstick comedy, farcical, characterized by the use of horseplay and boisterous comical actions
a boisterous comedy with chases and collisions and practical jokes
acoustic device consisting of two paddles hinged together; used by an actor to make a loud noise without inflicting injury when striking someone
characterized by horseplay and physical action; "slapstick style of humor"
physical comedy, e.g. slipping on a banana peel
slapstick

    Silbentrennung

    slap·stick

    Türkische aussprache

    släpstîk

    Aussprache

    /ˈslapˌstək/ /ˈslæpˌstɪk/

    Etymologie

    [ 'slap-"stik ] (noun.) 1896. From slap + stick, the English translation of the batacchio. The slapstick was a pair of sticks tied together that made a loud noise when struck together, and was used by the comic character Harlequin in the commedia dell'arte.

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