farceur

[fahr-sur; French far-sœr]

noun, plural far·ceurs [fahr-surz; French far-sœr] /fɑrˈsɜrz; French farˈsœr/.

a writer or director of or actor in farce.
a joker; wag.

Nearby words

  1. faraway,
  2. farber's disease,
  3. farc,
  4. farce,
  5. farcemeat,
  6. farceuse,
  7. farci,
  8. farcical,
  9. farcically,
  10. farcy

Origin of farceur

1775–85; < French, Middle French, equivalent to farc(er) to joke, banter (derivative of farce farce) + -eur -eur

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British Dictionary definitions for farceur

farceur

noun

a writer of or performer in farces
a joker
Derived Formsfarceuse, fem n

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