custard-pie

[kuhs-terd-pahy]
adjective
  1. characteristic of a type of slapstick comedy in which a performer throws a pie in another's face: popular especially in the era of vaudeville and early silent films.

Origin of custard-pie

First recorded in 1930–35
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