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Definition of "farcical" []

  • Of or relating to farce. (adjective)
  • Resembling a farce; ludicrous. (adjective)
  • Ridiculously clumsy; absurd. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "farcical" in a sentence
  • "He also faces a travel ban pending investigations on what he called "farcical accusations" of inciting violent protests in December."
  • "I don't know if I should use the word farcical, but I think most of the teams you could pick without running through the thing about licensing."
  • "Pets and dolls have taken the place of children in farcical-but-sad rituals previously reserved for children."